China warns France against excluding Huawei from 5G networks

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A statement issued on the website of China's embassy in France warns that excluding Chinese tech giant Huawei from future French 5G telecoms contracts would be regarded as 'blatant discrimination' and 'disguised protectionism', in a riposte to US pressure to bar Huawei's involvement in the new fifth-generation wireless networks over fears of Chinese spying.

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China has warned France against treating Huawei Technologies differently from European competitors when it comes to future 5G network equipment contracts, as the US  mounts a campaign to keep the Chinese tech giant at bay, reports Bloomberg.