Germany‘s new ‘safety catalog’ — which is anticipated to be launched later this week — is not going to exclude Huawei from supplying gear for the nation’s 5G cellular networks, Reuters reports.

The US blacklisted Huawei again in Might over its alleged ties with the Chinese language authorities and imposed export sanctions on the corporate’s merchandise. The US then pressured Germany to do they similar by excluding Huawei from an public sale on offering the nation with gear for its 5G infrastructure — however the brand new safety rule guide reveals Germany has no intention on caving.

“Germany’s method didn’t and doesn’t foresee any clause that might exclude anyone firm,” a senior authorities official informed Reuters, below anonymity.

This confirms Angela Merkel’s stance from earlier this yr the place she stated Germany wouldn’t single out particular person distributors whereas toughening the safety of the nation’s cellular networks.

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