The US believes that the Chinese telecommunications giant has been installing backdoors in its equipment to allow Beijing to spy on clients, including foreign governmental bodies. Huawei has vehemently denied the accusations.
Washington is going to re-evaluate its policy of sharing intelligence with European allies that have decided to use Chinese Huawei equipment in their 5G networks, US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber, International Communications, and Information Policy Robert Strayer said on 29 April. He claimed that using equipment from an “untrustworthy vendor” in any form compromises the entire network.

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