London — The UK’s decision to allow China’s Huawei Technologies to be involved in building its 5G telecom networks will not affect trans-Atlantic intelligence sharing, despite US threats to the contrary, says digital secretary Nicky Morgan. 

Britain gave the green light on Tuesday for Huawei kit to be used in non-sensitive parts of its new networks, ending a protracted debate. In the run-up to the decision, there was a steady drumbeat of warnings from President Donald Trump’s administration that the US may hold back secret intelligence if Prime Minster Boris Johnson pressed ahead with giving the company a role...

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