Britain and China: Hong Kong and Huawei send relations plummeting

Only five years ago, the then British Prime Minister, David Cameron celebrated a "Golden age" in relations with China. With state and party chief Xi Jinping,

Britain and China: Hong Kong and Huawei send relations plummeting

Only five years ago, the then British Prime Minister, David Cameron celebrated a "Golden age" in relations with China. With state and party chief Xi Jinping, he met at a PT on contracts for several billion dollars. By the middle of 2020 such brotherly scenes are not conceivable in the time of the harmony is a thing of the past.

Hong Kong and Huawei are two keywords for the descent of the British-Chinese relationship. The introduction of new security laws in the former British colony of Hong Kong has applied to London: the UK sees this as a breach of the agreements on the Handover in 1997, in order to allow Hong Kong a special status within China. The British government responded by about three million Hongkongern naturalisation, which evaluates China as a non-acceptable interference.

Chinese government officials threaten them with "consequences", you should consider the United Kingdom, the middle Kingdom as an enemy of the country and the Chinese technology giant, Huawei, with reference to security concerns in the telecommunications infrastructure can be left out. Ambassador Liu Xiaoming accused the United Kingdom, to have the American given in to pressure and announced that in order for more Chinese investment could be cut.

Huawei should be excluded

the Prime Minister and Boris Johnson had decided in January that Huawei in future 5G-could be nets in the boat, as long as the proportion of Chinese was limited. According to American sanctions, accusations of cyber espionage was reported from British government circles, however, that the decision could be overturned in the coming weeks.

Updated Date: 13 July 2020, 04:20

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