The U.S. and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the outgoing Trump administration to increase official exchanges with the self-ruled island. The two sides signed a five-year agreement establishing the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue, which is meant to be held annually.
Brazil’s government on Tuesday backed the United States’ Clean Network proposal to build a global digital alliance that excludes technology that Washington sees as manipulated by China’s Communist government.
The U.S. has brought 49 countries, representing two-thirds of global economic output, into its “Clean Network” initiative aimed at limiting Chinese companies from access to sensitive sectors such as cloud computing and 5G mobile networks, a senior administration official said.
Keith Krach, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, joins Bonnie Glick, Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID for a press briefing on the Clean Network initiative and security in the digital economy.
The Deputy Secretary of State of the United States was in Estonia to sign the continuation of the cooperation agreement in both the fields of science and technology.
Cristina Cileacu of Digi24 discusses 5G Security and Clean Network with Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and Environment, Keith Krach, and Mr. Mircea Geoana Deputy Secretary General of NATO.