Beijing hits back as U.S. restrictions on Chinese apps take effect Sunday

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Beijing hits back as U.S. restrictions on Chinese apps take effect Sunday” – below is their description.

The U.S. Commerce Department has announced downloads of two Chinese-owned apps, #TikTok and #WeChat, will be prohibited in the U.S. starting Sunday. Beijing has strongly opposed the move.

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