Germany’s minister of economics says the risk of Huawei transmitting German data to Chinese spies is no greater than what the “unreliable” US has already done. Photo: Reuters

German minister and US envoy clash over Huawei’s possible participation in Germany’s 5G network

  • Economic Minister Peter Altmaier says risk of Huawei transmitting data to Chinese intelligence agencies is no greater than what ‘unreliable’ US has already done
  • US ambassador Richard Grenell calls comparison ‘an insult’ to Americans ‘who contribute to the security of Germany’
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Germany’s minister of economics says the risk of Huawei transmitting German data to Chinese spies is no greater than what the “unreliable” US has already done. Photo: Reuters
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A view of the Huawei Germany headquarters in Düsseldorf in October. Photo: dpa

Canada spy agencies split over proposed Huawei 5G ban, report says

  • Spy agency CSIS believes security risks can be mitigated, while electronic eavesdropping agency CSE said to support outright ban
  • Two of Canada’s largest carriers would have to replace Chinese telecoms giant’s gear in their networks, costing them millions of dollars
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A view of the Huawei Germany headquarters in Düsseldorf in October. Photo: dpa
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