German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Global Solutions World Policy Forum in Berlin on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg/Krisztian Bocsi German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Global Solutions World Policy Forum in Berlin on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg/Krisztian Bocsi
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Global Solutions World Policy Forum in Berlin on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg/Krisztian Bocsi
Huawei

Angela Merkel resists US pressure to ban Huawei as Germany launches 5G auction

  • Chancellor says government will tighten network security requirements but not single out individual companies
  • Citing spying concerns, US has threatened to scale back information sharing with Berlin if it does not exclude hardware from Chinese vendor

Topic |   Huawei
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Global Solutions World Policy Forum in Berlin on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg/Krisztian Bocsi German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Global Solutions World Policy Forum in Berlin on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg/Krisztian Bocsi
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Global Solutions World Policy Forum in Berlin on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg/Krisztian Bocsi
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