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US Lawmakers Applaud India’s Decision To Not Allow Chinese Firms To Conduct 5G Trials


US lawmakers thanked India for not permitting Chinese corporations conduct 5G trials (Representational)

Washington:

Top US lawmakers have applauded India’s choice to not enable Chinese telecom corporations to conduct 5G trials within the nation.

The Department of Telecom in India on Tuesday had accepted functions of telecom corporations Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and MTNL to conduct 5G trials however none of them could be utilizing applied sciences of Chinese entities.

“India’s decision to exclude Huawei and ZTE from its 5G trials is good news for the people of India and the world,” House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican and China Task Force Chairman Michael McCaul mentioned in a press release on Wednesday.

“People’s Republic of China law requires any Chinese company – including Huawei and ZTE – to work for the Chinese Communist Party if asked,” Mr McCaul mentioned.

The earlier Trump administration had designated Chinese tech corporations as posing a nationwide safety threat.

The US can be asking its pals and allies to not go for a know-how that’s managed by the Communist Party of China.

“It’s a risk that can’t be mitigated unless these companies are excluded from our networks, and I’m glad that India has recognized this threat. India has once again proven why it is a global leader in the fight against security threats posed by CCP-controlled technology,” Mr McCaul mentioned.

Congressman Mike Waltz additionally thanked India for its choice.

“Thank you to India for denying the inclusion of CCP-run Huawei in their telecommunications,” he mentioned.

“As the world’s largest democracy, India will be a critical ally in confronting China and securing our supply chains,” Mr Waltz mentioned.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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