New Zealand will independently assess the risk of using China’s Huawei Technologies in 5G networks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday after a report suggested that British precautions could be used by other nations. Read more.
John McCallum had embarrassed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government by saying Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou could make a strong argument against being sent to the United States.
“I asked for and accepted John McCallum’s resignation as Canada’s ambassador to China,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement that did not explain his reasons.
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced bills that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei that violate U.S. sanctions or export control laws.