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U.S. calls on Egypt to not to use China telecoms devices

Christian Fernsby |
The United States has called on the Egyptian government not to allow Chinese companies to help establish the country’s 5G telecommunications.

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Topics: U.S.    EGYPT   

In an official statement, the American embassy in Egypt urged Cairo to join the U.S. “Clean Network” programme to obtain 5G from what it described as “reliable partners”.

The embassy added that the network was “the path which most global developed economies follow to obtain the 5G technology.”

“The Clean Network is a comprehensive approach to safeguarding a nation’s assets including citizens’ privacy and companies’ most sensitive information from aggressive intrusions by malign actors, such as the Chinese Communist Party,” the embassy said, adding that the network was rooted in “internationally accepted digital trust standards.”

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