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NATO weighing whether Huawei poses security threat

/ 07:55 PM March 14, 2019
NATO weighing whether Huawei poses security threat

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg presents the annual report for 2018 during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels on March 14, 2019. AP

BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the military alliance is mulling whether to take action in response to security concerns about Chinese tech giant Huawei.

Stoltenberg says some of NATO’s 29 allies have raised concerns about Huawei as they consider investment in 5G communications infrastructure.

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He said Thursday that “NATO takes these concerns very seriously.”

Stoltenberg said the allies “will continue to consult, continue to assess, and look into whether NATO has a role to play.” He refused to speculate on what it might do.

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TOPICS: Huawei, Jens Stoltenberg, NATO, security risk, technology news
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