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To Huawei Leaks: May dismisses defense Minister Williamson

dismissed The British Prime Minister May have their Minister of defense Williamson. The reason is obvious, that Details of a secret government meeting to the Chinese technology company Huawei were leaked to the Public.

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has fired defense Minister Gavin Williamson. May have lost confidence in Williamson, Mays office. Williamson's successor is to be Mordaunt, Penny. She was previously Minister for international development.

the Background is a Meeting of the national security Council to the Chinese technology company Huawei. Williamson was responsible for a leak, by the decision of the British government, it was announced that Huawei, despite the concerns, the United States access to the Expansion of the mobile network to the faster 5G to allow, said a government spokesman. This did result in an investigation.

The United States wants to keep Huawei on the outside, on the ground that the Chinese government could create a back door to data and networks all over the world. According to a report in the "Daily Telegraph" to have Williamson to oppose a access Huawei. Officially, the government stated that it was in this respect no decision.

Mordaunt, The new British defense Minister, Penny.

"Extremely serious matter"

Already for a long time apply to the Minister in London as lies, all of it information from Cabinet meetings to penetrate regularly in a short period of time to the Public. Now Details from a Meeting of the national security Committee went to the press, the conservation of many of the British set. The government opened an investigation.

it had found "compelling evidence" that the Williamson's responsibility for the information leak suggested, as May writes in a letter to Williamson. It had been found "no credible Version of events" that could explain this otherwise. It was an "extremely serious matter".

To date, galt Williamson as ambitious and aspiring politician, had been brought even in the race to succeed Mays.

On Thursday take place in large Parts of England and Northern Ireland local elections. You apply as a mood barometer, given the Brexit-Frusts in the UK. The Conservative party of the Prime Minister May have to reckon with huge losses.

British defence Minister
Jens-Peter Marquardt, ARD London
01.05.2019 19:51 PM

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