According to US media, the US government has briefed at least two EU Member States to persuade wireless and internet providers in these countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co.
1. Has the US reached out the Commission in this context, and is it aware of the US approaching Member States on this topic?
2. Do the EU institutions use Huawei components in their communications infrastructure?
3. Does the Commission see Huawei, or any other Chinese or foreign company, as a particular potential threat to the integrity of 5G networks in the European Union, and is the Commission planning to open a trade defence investigation into Huawei's practices?