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The United States Further Restricts Huawei Access to U.S. Technology
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The United States Further Restricts Huawei Access to U.S. Technology

Washington, DC (STL.News)  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: The Trump Administration sees Huawei for what it is – an arm of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s) surveillance state – and we have taken action accordingly.  Today, our government enacted several measures to protect U.S. national security, our citizens’ privacy, and the integrity of our 5G infrastructure from Beijing’s malign influence. The Department of State strongly supports the Commerce Department’s expansion today of its Foreign Direct Product Rule, which will prevent Huawei from circumventing U.S. law through alternative chip production and provision of off-the-shelf (OTS) chips produced with tools acquired from the United States.  This measure follows the mor...
Secretary Pompeo Travels to the Czech Republic For Consultations With Valued Ally and Partner
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Secretary Pompeo Travels to the Czech Republic For Consultations With Valued Ally and Partner

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: Our friendship reflects our shared commitment to a more prosperous, secure, and peaceful world.  The United States is a dedicated Ally of the Czech Republic.” – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, October 25, 2019 Secretary Pompeo will travel to the Czech Republic on August 11-13, 2020, where he will meet President Zeman, Prime Minister Babis, Foreign Minister Petricek, and other senior politicians.  While in the Czech Republic, the Secretary will also visit the “Thank You America” Memorial and the Patton Museum in Pilsen. THE CZECH REPUBLIC IS AN IMPORTANT ALLY AND PARTNER The strength of the U.S.-Czech relationship is reflected in our common approach to many challenges facing the world. A member ...
US Department of State: Announcing the Clean Network to Safeguard America’s Assets
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US Department of State: Announcing the Clean Network to Safeguard America’s Assets

Washington, DC (STL.News) Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: The Clean Network program is the Trump Administration’s comprehensive approach to guarding our citizens’ privacy and our companies’ most sensitive information from aggressive intrusions by malign actors, such as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).  Today, I am announcing the launch of five new lines of effort to protect America’s critical telecommunications and technology infrastructure. These programs are rooted in internationally accepted digital trust standards and built upon the 5G Clean Path initiative, announced on April 29, 2020, to secure data traveling on 5G networks into U.S. diplomatic facilities overseas and within the United States. The five new lines of eff...
Secretary Pompeo Travels to UK To Discuss Transatlantic Partnership
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Secretary Pompeo Travels to UK To Discuss Transatlantic Partnership

Secretary Pompeo Travels to the United Kingdom To Discuss Transatlantic Partnership on Global Priorities Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: “Our two nations are twin pillars for the security of our people, for economic freedom, and for liberal values, the rule of law; all of the things that our two nations hold dear…our commitment to these time-honored principles is unchanging.” — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, August 7, 2019 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to?London, U.K.,?from?July?20-22, 2020. During his time in London, Secretary Pompeo will meet with Prime Minister Boris Johnson?and Foreign Secretary Dominic?Raab?to discuss global priorities, including coordination on COVID-19 recovery and?issues related to t...
US Department of State: Visa Restrictions on Chinese Technology Companies’ Employees
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US Department of State: Visa Restrictions on Chinese Technology Companies’ Employees

U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions on Certain Employees of Chinese Technology Companies that Abuse Human Rights Washington, DC (STL.News) The Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: The United States of America has long been a beacon of hope for the world’s most oppressed peoples, and a voice for those who have been silenced.  We have been especially vocal about the Chinese Communist Party’s human rights abuses, which rank among the worst in the world. Today, the State Department is imposing visa restrictions on certain employees of Chinese technology companies that provide material support to regimes engaging in human rights abuses globally.  Under Section 212(a)(3)(C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, an alien is inadmissible to the United States if th...
Huawei to be removed from UK 5G networks by 2027
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Huawei to be removed from UK 5G networks by 2027

Decision follows a technical review by the National Cyber Security Centre in response to US sanctions Buying new Huawei 5G equipment banned after 31 December 2020 All Huawei equipment to be removed from 5G networks by end of 2027 Existing ban on Huawei from most sensitive ‘core’ parts of 5G network remains Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden said in a statement to the House of Commons: “By the time of the next election we will have implemented in law an irreversible path for the complete removal of Huawei equipment from our 5G networks”. UK (STL.News) HUAWEI will be completely removed from the UK’s 5G networks by the end of 2027, the government has announced, following new advice produced by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) on the impact of US sanctions against the telecommunications ...
US Department of State: Welcoming UK’s Decision to Prohibit Huawei from 5G Networks
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US Department of State: Welcoming UK’s Decision to Prohibit Huawei from 5G Networks

Washington, DC (STL.News) The Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: We welcome news that the United Kingdom plans to ban Huawei from future 5G networks and phase out untrusted Huawei equipment from existing networks.  With this decision, the UK joins a growing list of countries from around the world that are standing up for their national security by prohibiting the use of untrusted, high-risk vendors.  We will continue to work with our British friends on fostering a secure and vibrant 5G ecosystem, which is critical to Transatlantic security and prosperity. The momentum in favor of secure 5G is building.  The UK joins democracies such as the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Romania, and Sweden in banning Huawei from future 5G networks. ...
Pompeo: The Tide is Turning Toward Trusted 5G Vendors
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Pompeo: The Tide is Turning Toward Trusted 5G Vendors

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: The tide is turning against Huawei as citizens around the world are waking up to the danger of the Chinese Communist Party’s surveillance state.  Huawei’s deals with telecommunications operators around the world are evaporating, because countries are only allowing trusted vendors in their 5G networks.  Examples include the Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden, Estonia, Romania, Denmark, and Latvia.  Recently, Greece agreed to use Ericsson rather than Huawei to develop its 5G infrastructure. Some of the largest telecom companies around the globe are also becoming “Clean Telcos.”  We’ve seen this with Orange in France, Jio in India, Telstra in Australia, SK and KT in South Korea, NTT in Japan...