China expressed concern over the move a day after India banned 59 apps related to China for indulging in activities that "hurt the sovereignty and integrity" of the country, and said that the government of India had international It is the responsibility of protecting the "legitimate and legal rights" of the investors. India had banned 59 apps on Monday, including the extremely popular Tiktok and UC Browser. These sanctions have been imposed in Ladakh region amidst current tense conditions with Chinese troops on the Line of Actual Control. The banned list includes WeChat, Bigo Live, Hello, Likey, Cam Scanner, Wego Video, MI Video Call – Xiaomi, MI Community, Clash of Kings as well as the e-commerce platform Club Factory and Shein.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian reacted to the ban on Chinese apps in India, saying, "China is extremely concerned about the notice issued by India. We are investigating and confirming the situation, "he said." I want to emphasize that the Chinese government always asks its businessmen to follow international rules, local laws and regulations abroad. " Lijian said, "It is the responsibility of the Government of India to protect the legitimate and legal rights of all external investors, including the Chinese."
G. Rong, spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi, said, "The app has a large number of users in India and these apps are working strictly in accordance with Indian laws and regulations, and provide Indian consumers, creators and entrepreneurs with the best and Gee has been providing faster services. "" The restrictions will not only affect the employment of local Indian workers in these apps, but will also affect the interests of Indian users and the employment and livelihood of many creators and entrepreneurs.
A spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that both actually have an advantage in practical cooperation between China and India.
He said that such incidents will cause damage and it is not in the interest of the Indian side. The IT ministry said in an official statement released on Monday that it has received several complaints from various sources, including several reports about the misuse of some mobile apps available on Android and iOS platforms.
These reports state that these apps "steal users' data and secretly send them to servers located outside India." The statement said, "by elements hostile to India's national security The compilation, scrutiny and profiling of these data ultimately rests on India's sovereignty and integrity, which is a matter of great concern, against which emergency measures are required. It decided to ban these apps using its powers under the rules.
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