Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has terminated the employment of a Chinese worker arrested on spying allegations in Poland
Wang Weijing was arrested for "personal reasons", the company said in a statement on Saturday. "This incident is harmful to Huawei's global reputation," said the company.
Arrested arrested Weijing and a former Polish security official on allegations, a move that could increase Western security concerns about the telecoms equipment maker. 19659004] Maciej Wasik, deputy head of Poland's special service, said the operation that resulted in the arrest of the two suspects had been under way for a long time and was planned with care.
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Polish state TV identified the arrested Poland as Piotr D, saying he was a high-ranking employee at the Internal Security Agency, Poland's domestic counterintelligence agency, until 201
Huawei, the world's largest producer of telecoms equipment, faces intense scrutiny in the West over its relationship with the Ch inseparate government and US allegations that its equipment could be used by Beijing for spying.
A number of European governments and telecom companies have followed the United States in question whether using Huawei for vital mobile network infrastructure could open networks to spying by the Chinese government.
The US blocked Huawei from operating in its territory in 2012, when a House Intelligence Committee reported it was a security risk.
Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, who is also the daughter of the company's founder, was detained in Canada last week on a US extradition bid.
In apparent retaliation, China has since two Canadians – forms a diplomat and a business consultant – on suspicion or endangering national security.
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