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Huawei cries foul after Australia ban, calls move 'politically motivated'

China expressed concern over Australia's Huawei 5G ban and said Canberra should not use the excuse of national security to erect barriers and conduct discriminatory practices

Reuters 

Australia has banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment for a 5G mobile network citing national security risks, a move the Chinese telecoms gear maker criticised as being "politically motivated". The ban, announced on Thursday, signals a hardening of Australia's stance toward its biggest trading partner at a time when relations between the two have soured over Canberra's allegations of Chinese meddling in its politics. This is also in line with measures taken by the United States to restrict Huawei and compatriot ZTE Corp from its lucrative ...

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First Published: Fri, August 24 2018. 22:57 IST
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