FILE PHOTO: the british prime Minister, Boris Johnson, welcomed the AMERICAN President when He meets with the NATO leaders summit in Watford, England, on December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool/File Photo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President-Donald Trump, on Friday, we spoke about the security of the telecommunications networks of the British Prime minister, Boris Johnson, the White House said, as the united Kingdom nears a decision on Huawei’s role in the country’s future 5G networks.
“The two leaders discussed key regional and bilateral issues, including working together to ensure the safety and security of our telecommunications networks,” the White House said in a statement on the conference call.
Great britain is expected to make a final call this month on the implementation of the Huawei devices in the future 5G networks. The United States has expressed deep concern over the Chinese telecom behemoth, which Washington fears could pose a danger to the British inside and out.
Huawei, the world’s largest manufacturer of telecommunications equipment, to which it is to be a vehicle for the Chinese intelligence.
British officials have also suggested the provision of a Smartphone in a small part to play in the united kingdom, and the future of the 5G network, in opposition to the U.S. call for a total ban, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler and Daniel Wallis