Malcolm Turnbull warns Brits about letting Huawei build 5G network

By Latika Bourke

London: Malcolm Turnbull has urged Britain not to allow Huawei to build its 5G network, saying Australia banned the Chinese telecommunications giant because of its own security advice, not after pressure from the United States.

The former prime minister’s comments constitute the strongest warning delivered by an Australian regarding Huawei, and comes ahead of the British government’s review and Cabinet decision on the matter.

Addressing an audience that included many prominent British MPs at the Henry Jackson Society, a hawkish London think tank, Turnbull said last month’s hack of Australian political parties underlined the need to be agile in responding to the growing cyber threat.

Read the full article in The Sydney Morning Herald


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