A new spat has broken out between China and the USA over the USA's of China's technology giant Huawei. The USA has accused Huawei of wrongdoing. It has charged the company with a of crimes, including bank fraud, wire fraud, to defraud the United States, and theft of trade . The director of the FBI explained the charges at a conference. He told reporters: "The charges [disclosed] today are the of years of investigative work conducted by the FBI and our enforcement partners. [These] charges expose Huawei's brazen and persistent actions to exploit American companies and financial institutions and to threaten the free and fair marketplace."
China is over the USA's treatment of Huawei. It has accused the USA of trying to "kill" Chinese . A spokesman from China's Foreign Ministry, Geng Shuang, said in a on Tuesday: "For some time now, the United States has deployed its state to smear and crack down on targeted Chinese companies in an attempt to kill their normal and business operations." He added: "We urge the US to stop its crackdown on Chinese companies, including Huawei, and treat Chinese companies and fairly." He warned that: "China will firmly safeguard the and proper of Chinese companies."