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Huawei worked on N. Korea's wireless network - report

China's "national champion" company Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has worked with the government of North Korea to help build a wireless network in the isolated communist country, The Washington Post reported on Monday citing leaked internal documents from the tech firm.

Huawei's involvement in North Korea, which maintains good relations with China, has been going on for at least eight years, according to the report. Some of it was done in partnership with Panda International Information Technology Co. Ltd., a state-owned Chinese company, the internal documents leaked by a former employee showed. Huawei denies it is government-owned, instead, it claims it's owned by its employees. In a statement, the tech giant also denied it has a "business presence" in North Korea, adding that the firm is "fully committed to comply with all applicable laws," but didn't dispute the authenticity of the leaked documents.

If the allegations are found to be true, Huawei could face another set of charges from the United States, this time for violating sanctions on North Korea.

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