Rob Joyce, the agency that advised President Donald Trump earlier this year on homeland security, diverted his suspicions Thursday to Reuters. However, he noted that the number of attacks since the agreement between then-President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping had decreased "dramatically".
"Although it is not black and white, [China] did not meet the agreement or it does not comply with the agreement, it is clear that today it goes well beyond the limits of the agreement that was concluded between our countries", Joyce told Reuters.
China said it "resolutely rejects" the allegations, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a press conference on a daily basis.
Last month, China responded to a report that Trump's personal iPhoneby . The President's relations with China have been tense since the US
In August, researchers gaveas well as the state's natural resources and utilities department, as their leaders went to China to discuss trade agreements.
Neither the NSA nor the Chinese Foreign Ministry immediately responded to requests for further comments on Joyce's allegations.