Telecom equipment from "unreliable suppliers," including the Chinese Huawei, is a threat to the security of the United States and its allies, according to the White House.

The US will ensure that telecom networks do not use equipment from such vendors and will seek to cooperate with allies to secure their networks.

With that, the White House of the new president Joe Biden takes a position on how to deal with Huawei.

Biden's predecessor Trump was already fighting Huawei because the company could facilitate espionage for Beijing.

The Chinese manufacturer of telecom equipment also had a difficult time in Europe as a result.

Brussels imposed stricter requirements for telecom networks that want to use Chinese equipment.

Hard evidence that Huawei is spying for China has never been provided, but experts warn of the risks.

The General Intelligence and Security Service (AIVD) lists China as one of the countries that actively spies digitally in the Netherlands.

The candidate for economic affairs nominated by Biden already showed on Tuesday that the White House wants to continue the hard line of the Trump administration against Huawei.

Huawei has always denied allegations of espionage, saying it will refuse any request to spy on the West for China.


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