ABC reports that the top US diplomat to Australia says they are working on a counter offer following the announcement by the PNG Government to engage Huawei to build the domestic network.
U.S. Charge d’Affaires James Caruso told ABC radio the whole idea is to give alternatives and not to say ‘Don’t do business with China.’
He said it’s up to the US to be competitive.”
China’s increasing presence in PNG and the Pacific has raised eyebrows with the US now taking notice.