Britain has banned the use of the Chinese application TikTok on government devices, a move that has sparked a strong response from China.
According to the news agency, British Cabinet Minister Oliver Dowden says that the use of Tik Tok is being banned in the official devices of the United Kingdom.
British Minister Oliver said that Britain has banned the Chinese application Tik Tok in government devices due to security concerns, the ban on the Chinese application will be implemented immediately.
On the other hand, China has expressed a strong reaction to the ban imposed on Tik Tok by the United Kingdom and termed the decision as political.
Reacting to the British decision, the Chinese Embassy in the UK said that the decision to ban the use of Tik Tok in official phones is contrary to the facts.
According to the Chinese Embassy, the decision is an interference in the normal operations of the relevant companies in the UK, such a decision will only harm the UK’s own interests.
Reacting to the British ban, a TikTok spokesperson described the decision as “disappointing” and said, “We believe the ban is based on broad political misunderstandings that have no role for TikTok or its millions of users.” Is.
It should be noted that various European countries including USA, Canada and Belgium have also banned the use of Tik Tok in official devices.