Did The U.S. Just Lose Its War With Huawei?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday indicated that her country is not likely to exclude Huawei telecommunications technology from it’s 5G networks, saying that she doesn’t believe in discussing “these very sensitive security questions publicly” nor in “excluding a company simply because it’s from a certain country.”
Experts interpreted the statement as a blow to US efforts to get its allies to boycott the Chinese tech giant in order to prevent it from providing the Chinese government with access to the data and systems of foreign governments.
After the UK and Italy, Germany is the third major European country that seems to reject an outright boycott in favor of a careful inclusion of Huawei technology, making it more and more likely that other European countries will follow a similar approach.
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