‘We’ll see; – U.S. Vice President on whether U.K.’s 5G decision could hurt possible trade deal


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday that Britain’s decision to let Huawei Technologies have a limited role in its 5G network remains a point of issue between the two traditional allies.

Asked in a CNBC interview if Britain’s use of China’s Huawei was a possible deal breaker in future trade negotiations with the United States, Pence said “we’ll see.”

Reporting by Lisa Lambert and Makini Brice; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama