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    Report: Huawei Building North Korea’s Wireless Network 

    According to leaked documents obtained by the Washington Post, the Chinese telecommunications giant is secretly building the Hermit Kingdom’s wireless network. Blacklisted by Washington over national security concerns, Huawei reportedly cooperated with Chinese state-owned company Panda International Information Technology to disguise its operations in North Korea for at least the past eight years.

    What will the rest of the world say? The news could further complicate attempts to get Huawei’s coveted 5G tech onto Western mobile networks, while also throwing another wrench into Washington’s denuclearization talks with Pyongyang.

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