On December 17, Dusan Navratil, director of the National Network and Information Security Office (NÚKIB), Czech network regulator, stated in a statement that "Chinese law requires Chinese private companies in the intelligence department to work with & # 39; others, so presenting their products into key national systems can be a threat. "
The statement clearly sets out the China Huawei and ZTE hardware and software products. To this end, Prime Minister Andrei Babiš called on the National Security Council to instruct the Director of the National Office of Information Network and Security, Dusan Navaritir, on the issue of additional warning and information statements.
On December 21st, the Czech National Security Council announced an official statement correcting the NÚKIB statement. The full text of the statement is as follows:
1. NÚKIB is an independent government organization whose conclusions are not based on technical assessments.
2. The ban on Huawei's mobile phone from the First Minister is still too early.
3. NÚKIB only warns about essential infrastructure or information systems that are included in important information systems, and does not include ordinary users and final equipment in any circumstances.
4. For national security, security of the network is always required.
5. NÚKIB does not have the right to assess the international political situation or the legal and political environment of other countries.
6. In the absence of serious grounds related to national security, procurement procedures for information systems included in critical information infrastructure or large information systems should not provide bidders at a disadvantage.
7. The Czech Republic remains open to all legal overseas investments and will continue to provide a enabling environment for it.
In terms of the Czech government's statement, Li Jian, president of Huawei Europe, said: "We appreciate the pragmatic attitude of the Czech government." Li Jian, president of Huawei Europe, said: "The Czech Republic's Security Council today discussed the statement previously announced by the National Network and Information Security Office (NÚKIB) and realized that the notification issued by the government is independent of The government is based on a technical assessment Huawei is very happy. It is heard that the Czech Republic wants to remain open to all legal overseas investments, and that no bidders should be disadvantaged to the critical infrastructure of the country in any tender for information and communication technology without sufficient justification. Huawei believes that any discrimination based on the origin of the company in the Czech Republic should be corrected. "
"According to today's statement from the Czech government office, we strongly believe that there will be no impact on business cooperation with existing and potential customers and potential partners in the Czech Republic. Our reputation, business and global investment now being unfounded. In the last 30 years, Huawei has maintained a good security record by working with customers in more than 170 countries around the world. In today's digital environment, network security is more important than ever, we Understand the government Network security challenge As a leading and world-class ICT company, Huawei has established a sustainable, sustainable and reliable network security system. We are willing to cooperate with the Czech government and industry to meet the security of the network "The security of the network has always been. The first priority." Hua Wei, president of Huawei Europe, came to the conclusion.