On Oct. 23, North Macedonia and Kosovo signed an agreement with the U.S. on the security of the 5G network, the aim of which is to exclude Chinese hardware suppliers.
The agreement on joining other countries in creating secure 5G networks was signed at a ceremony attended by North Macedonian Prime Minister, as well as U.S. Under Secretary for Economic Growth Keith Krach.
U.S. officials have been leading a campaign across Europe and elsewhere against the involvement of tech giant Huawei and other Chinese companies in 5G networks.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration accuses Chinese companies of sharing sensitive data and personal information with Chinese security agencies.
China dismisses that and says commercial reasons are behind the Americans’ initiative.