13 iunie 2018

Senate adopts measure blocking Trump ZTE deal

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June 12 (UPI) -- The Senate adopted a measure Tuesday to block President Donald Trump 's deal to lift sanctions from Chinese telecom company ZTE. A bipartisan amendment was added to the National Defense Authorization Act that reinstitutes penalties against ZTE for violating U.S. sanctions against exporting to Iran and North Korea , and bans U.S. government agencies from purchasing any of the company's devices or services. "It's only prudent that no one in the federal government use their [...]