Merkel to seek end to Huawei dispute in her conservative camp

Channel NewsAsia | Jan 15, 2020 at 11:46 PM
  • Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet senior conservative lawmakers on Thursday (Jan 16) to resolve a dispute in her own party over whether to bar China’s Huawei from the country’s 5G network rollout.
  • Merkel’s conservatives are divided on whether to support a proposal by their Social Democrat junior coalition partners that, if approved, would effectively shut out the Chinese technology giant from the network.
  • Handelsblatt business daily was first to report on Wednesday the planned meeting between Merkel and senior conservative lawmakers.
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  • Merkel to seek end to Huawei dispute in her conservative camp (Reuters: Jan 15, 2020 at 11:37 PM)