Keith Krach, 63, is the US Government's Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment

Keith Krach, 63, is the US Government’s Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment

Keith Krach: “China is already spying on you with TikTok. Now Italy does not give 5G to Huawei”

The US Undersecretary of State: “Beijing seduces with money and then traps with intimidation. The Communist Party is not content with creating a surveillance state at home, it wants to extend it to the whole world.”

KEITH KRACH, UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Source: La Stampa Author: PAOLO MASTROLILLI

[From original Italian via Google Translate]

AUGUST 17, 2020

NEW YORK. “China already conducts intelligence operations in Italy. You should prevent Huawei from building the 5G network to protect your national security and that of allies.” The alarm from Keith Krach, Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, is the most direct and explicit launched so far by Washington in Rome on these issues. The occasion of the interview with La Stampa is the announcement made by Secretary of State Pompeo on August 5, to expand …