In victory for US, Huawei blocked from sponsoring defence summit in ally Slovakia

Huawei Technologies was barred from sponsoring a defense summit in NATO member Slovakia after the country’s president briefly canceled a speech over concerns the Chinese telecommunication company posed a security risk.

President Zuzana Caputova’s refusal to speak at the conference hosted by the Bratislava-based Globsec think tank is a victory for the U.S., which has been exhorting its allies to block Chinese companies from technology projects, including nuclear plants and 5G networks.

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