European Leaders Seek Calm, Not Concern, Over U.S. Ban on Chinese Tech Vendors

Facts not fears should decide the future of telecoms network security in Europe, industry leaders and policy chiefs said, brushing off U.S. calls for a ban on Chinese vendors. Europe has become the main battleground in a U.S. campaign to rid Western networks of Chinese telecoms equipment, with Washington accusing Huawei Technologies of spying for Beijing, allegations the company has repeatedly denied.