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Egypt is the Newest Front in the U.S.-China Battle Over Huawei and Chinese Tech in Africa

The United States brought its campaign against Huawei to Egypt as part of a global effort to promote Washington’s new “Clean Network” initiative that aims to build an alternative to China’s dominance in the international telecom networking market.

Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, Keith Krach, made the pitch during a three-day visit to Cairo last week that ended Friday and included talks with Egyptian trade minister Navine Gamea.

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