London — Britain has identified “significant” issues in Huawei’s engineering processes that pose “new risks” for the nation’s telecommunications, a government report found on Thursday amid lingering global suspicion over the Chinese technology giant. “Further significant technical issues ‘have been identified in Huawei’s engineering processes, leading to new risks in the UK telecommunications networks,” read annual findings from the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre oversight board. Huawei is the leading manufacturer of equipment for next-generation 5G mobile networks with almost instantaneous data transfer that will become the nervous system of Europe’s economy, in strategic sectors like energy, transport, banking and health care. However, some Western nations have barred it amid fears Beijing could gain access to sensitive communications and critical infrastructure. A Huawei spokesman on Thursday said it was taking the British concerns “very seriously” and they would be used...

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