Two major US allies in the Persian Gulf have apparently ignored Washington's advice about not using equipment from Chinese vendor Huawei in their 5G networks and signed deals with the company.
The company that is under the US gun, Huawei Technologies, has bitten back, saying it is ironical that while the US keeps flinging evidence-free charges of spying at the Chinese firm, Washington passed a law last year that makes it possible for it to access data in any branch of an American company located overseas.
Members of the American official delegation to MWC in Barcelona have been careful to avoid any connection to Huawei to the extent that they even did not sport the official lanyards, which were sponsored by the Chinese telecommunications company, when speaking to the media.
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