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US-China tensions

China's Xiaomi files legal complaint against US ban

Smartphone maker calls inclusion on blacklist 'unlawful and unconstitutional'

The U.S. Defense Department in mid-January added Xiaomi and eight other companies to a list that requires American investors to divest their holdings in the companies by a set deadline.   © Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -- Xiaomi Corp filed a complaint in a Washington district court on Friday against the U.S. Defense and Treasury Departments, seeking to remove the Chinese smartphone maker from an official list of companies with ties to China's military.

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