SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Britain takes U.S. concerns about its use of Huawei equipment seriously but is confident a trade deal with the United States will be among its first after leaving the European Union, its foreign secretary said on Monday.
Britain’s foreign secretary Dominic Raab visits a research laboratory which is a collaboration between UK firm Rolls-Royce, Nanyang Technological University Singapore and Singapore’s National Research Foundation, in Singapore, February 10, 2020. REUTERS/John Geddie
U.S. officials have hinted future trade talks could be affected by Britain’s decision last month to grant Huawei a limited role in its 5G mobile network, frustrating a global bid by the United States to exclude the firm from the West’s next-generation communications systems.
“We listened and take the concerns of our American friends very seriously,” Dominic Raab said in response to a question about the issue.
“We are reasonably confident that we can do a free trade…
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