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US ambassador urges Dutch govt to ban Huawei from country's 5G networks

Thursday 6 June 2019 | 10:08 CET | News
US Ambassador to the Netherlands Pete Hoekstra said the Dutch government should not let Huawei supply equipment for the country's 5G network, Reuters reported, citing statements made during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in The Hague. The ambassador said the government should ban Huawei if it wants to prevent spying by the Chinese government.

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