On a visit to Tel Aviv earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US did not want the Chinese Communist Party to have access to Israeli infrastructure and communication systems. Photo: DPAOn a visit to Tel Aviv earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US did not want the Chinese Communist Party to have access to Israeli infrastructure and communication systems. Photo: DPA
On a visit to Tel Aviv earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US did not want the Chinese Communist Party to have access to Israeli infrastructure and communication systems. Photo: DPA

Chinese bid knocked back as Israel gets caught between US-China rivalry

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Topic |   Israel
On a visit to Tel Aviv earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US did not want the Chinese Communist Party to have access to Israeli infrastructure and communication systems. Photo: DPAOn a visit to Tel Aviv earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US did not want the Chinese Communist Party to have access to Israeli infrastructure and communication systems. Photo: DPA
On a visit to Tel Aviv earlier this month, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US did not want the Chinese Communist Party to have access to Israeli infrastructure and communication systems. Photo: DPA
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