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Oxford University suspends funding from Huawei

Telecom gear company's ties with Chinese government under scrutiny

Graduates leave Sheldonian Theatre after a graduation ceremony at Oxford University in July 2017. The university cited public concerns about U.K. partnerships with Huawei in the decision to stop accepting funding.   © Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) -- The University of Oxford said on Thursday it has stopped accepting funding from China's Huawei Technologies, the leading global supplier of telecoms network equipment, after scrutiny over the company's relationship with China’s government.

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