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Huawei crackdown

UK weighs Huawei 5G ban as anti-China sentiment grows

Coronavirus and new US sanctions reignite debate over high-speed network

There is a growing push in the U.K. to reevaluate the country's dependence on China, including in 5G technology and pharmaceuticals.   © Reuters

LONDON -- Calls within the British government are growing to shut out Huawei Technologies from ultrafast 5G networks here as China faces increasing pushback over the coronavirus pandemic and security.

The National Cyber Security Center recently launched an emergency review of Huawei's role in the U.K.'s mobile networks, after the U.S. Commerce Department announced a further crackdown May 15.

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