(STOCKHOLM, Sweden.) JUST IN: Head of security services on Tuesday has given Chinese Telecoms Huawei & ZTE until 2025 to remove its 5G-Networks citing intelligence gathering & theft of technology #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Oct.20: Since the Trump administration announced its own ban last year, the U.S. government has increasingly pressured allies to follow its lead amid growing tensions between the West and China: In July, the United Kingdom became the first European country to announce plans to exclude Huawei from its networks by 2027:

The Swedish government has given telecom companies until 2025 to remove Huawei and ZTE equipment from their infrastructure: ” China is one of the biggest threats to Sweden,” said Klas Friberg, head of Sweden’s security services:

He said Beijing’s “extensive intelligence gathering and theft of technology, research and development” is key to its economic and military development, according to the Financial Times. “This is what we must consider when building the 5G network of the future. We cannot compromise with Sweden’s security.”

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