Britain does not support total Huawei network ban -sources

Britain does not support total Huawei network ban -sources

British security officials do not support a full ban of Huawei from national telecoms networks despite U.S. allegations the Chinese firm and its products could be used by Beijing for spying, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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