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US tells NATO allies to 'wake up' to Huawei 5G threat

Western allies vent tension at Munich security conference

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the 56th Munich Security Conference in Germany on Feb. 15.   © Reuters

MUNICH (Financial Times) -- Top U.S. officials threatened and cajoled European allies as cracks in the western alliance were laid bare at the Munich transatlantic security conference.

Mark Esper, U.S. defense secretary, warned that a European embrace of Chinese 5G mobile communications technology could compromise the NATO military pact.

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