Donald Trump has claimed credit for the UK’s decision to ban Huawei from the country’s 5G networks, after it was announced the firm would be stripped out of phone networks by 2027. The US president said he ‘did it myself, for the most part’, referring to talking countries out of using Huawei.
Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese ambassador to Britain, said the move was ‘disheartening’ and trust had been seriously damaged between the two countries and among business
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