The Trump administration is furious with Boris Johnson’s administration over plans to build a Huawei research centre in England.
A senior US official warned China could attach itself like a ‘parasite’ to the UK through Huawei, which has close links to the Chinese Communist party.
It follows Boris Johnson’s approval of a plan to allow Huawei to build part of its 5G network, despite fierce opposition from Washington.
Trump slammed the phone down on Boris Johnson earlier this year in a moment of “apoplectic” fury over the issue.
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The Trump administration is furious with Boris Johnson over plans to build a Huawei centre in England, with a senior official warning that China could attach itself like a “parasite” to the UK.
Huawei, the tech giant with alleged close links to the Chinese government, is planning to build a £400 million research facility in Cambridgeshire which will focus on developing chips for broadband. It follows Boris Johnson’s approval of a plan to allow Huawei to build part of its 5G network, despite fierce opposition from Washington.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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