New Delhi: A day after India banned 59 Chinese apps together with TikTok and UC Browser because of ‘national security concerns’, the Chinese embassy in India on Tuesday mentioned that it was ‘seriously concerned with and firmly opposed’ to such an motion, including that the grounds for banning the apps have been ‘ambiguous and far-fetched’. Also Read – Final Blow! TikTok Stops Working for Users in India After Govt Bans the App, Users Say ‘It’s End of An Era’
In a press release at present, Ji Rong, spokesperson of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, mentioned that the Chinese aspect was critically involved with and firmly against such an motion. Also Read – Apps Ban: Citizens Rush to Download Chingari, A Desi Alternative to Chinese TikTok; Hits 25 Lakh Downloads
“India’s measure, selectively and discriminatorily aims at certain Chinese apps on ambiguous and far-fetched grounds, runs against fair and transparent procedure requirements, abuses national security exceptions and suspects of violating World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules”, the spokesperson added. Also Read – #RIPTiktok: As India Bans 59 Chinese Apps, Hilarious Memes Take Over Twitter; Netizens Say ‘Maza Aa Gaya’
“It also goes against the general trend of international trade and e-commerce, and is not conducive to consumer interests and the market competition in India”, the spokesperson concluded.
Notably, India’s transfer final evening got here precisely two weeks after 20 Indian troopers, together with a Colonel, have been martyred in an ambush by the Chinese troops in jap Ladakh’s Galwan Valley on June 15. The incident had triggered requires financial boycott of Chinese items throughout the nation.
In a press release earlier at present, TikTok India mentioned that it was in technique of complying with the federal government’s order, including that it had not shared any info of its customers in India with any international authorities, together with that of China.
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