Trump in tweet says working with China to help restart ZTE
WASHINGTON- US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he and President Xi Jinping are working to give Chinese telecom company ZTE Corp "a way to get back into business, fast."
"President Xi of China, and I, are working together to give massive Chinese phone company, ZTE, a way to get back into business, fast. Too many jobs in China lost. Commerce Department has been instructed to get it done!" Trump wrote on Twitter.
The US Department of Commerce announced on April 16 that it would impose a seven-year ban on ZTE's purchase of crucial US technologies, including chips, for violating terms of a sanctions settlement.