Britain’s national security advisor will investigate China’s telecommunications equipment maker Huawei after a parliamentary report raised concerns that Huawei equipment could be used by Beijing to spy on the UK, The Guardian reported. Sir Kim Darroch will review operations at the company’s cyber-security evaluation center – known as the Cell – in Banbury, Oxfordshire. Observers fear the investigation could endanger trade links between the two countries. Huawei first became a major player in the UK when it signed a deal to supply transmission equipment to BT, Britain’s largest telecommunications operator, in 2005.
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