The US will limit the amount of intelligence it shares with Germany's security agencies if
builds the country's
infrastructure, a report said.
US Ambassador to Germany Richard A. Grenell wrote to the country's economics minister Friday -- the first time the Trump administration has directly warned an ally about working with the Chinese telecom, according to The Wall Street Journal.
An unnamed State Department official told the paper that the US won't cut Germany out of its intelligence sharing network altogether, but it wouldn't be able to share with the same transparency for fear of the information reaching China.
Europe's security agencies relied heavily on US intelligence to stop terrorist attacks, the Journal noted.
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