China says supports companies’ use of legal weapons to safeguard rights and interests

BEIJING: China said on Monday (Aug 24) it supports relevant companies in taking up legal weapons to safeguard their rights and interests after ByteDance said it would officially file a lawsuit against Trump administration on Aug 24.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters at a daily briefing that US politicians' actions were organised and systematic economic bullying.



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Earlier in August, US President Donald Trump ordered the Chinese company ByteDance to divest its interest in video-sharing app TikTok's operations in the United States within 90 days.

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