Slovakia’s President Zuzana Caputova saw speaking at a conference with “such a company” as Huawei among the sponsors as sending a “bad signal”, her spokesman said. Photo: AFP Slovakia’s President Zuzana Caputova saw speaking at a conference with “such a company” as Huawei among the sponsors as sending a “bad signal”, her spokesman said. Photo: AFP
Slovakia’s President Zuzana Caputova saw speaking at a conference with “such a company” as Huawei among the sponsors as sending a “bad signal”, her spokesman said. Photo: AFP

Huawei blocked from sponsoring defence summit in Nato’s Slovakia

  • Conference host dropped pact with telecoms firm after Slovak president refused to speak at event
  • Decision follows European tour by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who urged allies to shun technological partnerships with Chinese companies

Topic |   US-China tech war
Slovakia’s President Zuzana Caputova saw speaking at a conference with “such a company” as Huawei among the sponsors as sending a “bad signal”, her spokesman said. Photo: AFP Slovakia’s President Zuzana Caputova saw speaking at a conference with “such a company” as Huawei among the sponsors as sending a “bad signal”, her spokesman said. Photo: AFP
Slovakia’s President Zuzana Caputova saw speaking at a conference with “such a company” as Huawei among the sponsors as sending a “bad signal”, her spokesman said. Photo: AFP
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