UK concerned by latest evidence of Chinese hacking: Raab

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab reacts during the meeting with U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo (not pictured), at Lancaster House in London, Britain July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool

LONDON (Reuters) - Foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Wednesday Britain was concerned by evidence published by the United States showing that China was involved in cyber attacks against medical and academic institutions in 11 countries including the U.K.

“I am deeply concerned by the evidence announced yesterday that China is engaged in malicious cyber attacks against commercial, medical and academic institutions, including those working to respond to the coronavirus pandemic,” Raab said in a statement.

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge, writing by William James; editing by Stephen Addison