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Beijing urged the U.S. to stop putting pressure on Chinese companies

China urges US to discard prejudices and stop using the state machinery to exert pressure on Chinese companies, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

Previously, the Agency Bloomberg reported that the President of the United States Donald trump has confirmed that Washington is considering to ban the work on the territory of the country Chinese apps TikTok.

"Statements of some politicians in the United States are completely empty speculation. The Chinese government has always required Chinese enterprises to develop foreign economic cooperation on the basis of laws and in accordance with existing rules," - said the diplomat.

According to him, if you follow the logic of the United States, is extremely popular all over the world by American social networks do not pose a great threat to the security of all other countries.

"We encourage individuals in the US to abandon prejudice, to not judge others by yourself, to stop to use public mechanisms for exerting pressure on Chinese enterprises to make greater efforts to promote trade and economic cooperation of China and the United States," he said.

TiKTok is the app for creating and viewing a short video, owned by Chinese company ByteDance. Released in 2018, it is the leader in the segment of applications for short videos in China and is gaining popularity around the world.