According to her, in hard restrictive measures against TikTok visible violation of a wide range of international obligations of Washington to ensure free and wide dissemination of all forms of information, free choice of its sources, as well as to promote cooperation in this field.
“Aggressive forced sale TikTok American corporations is another glaring example of unfair economic competition for dominance in the international information space”, – said Zakharov.
the Diplomat stressed that Washington’s actions are contrary to the basic principles of a market economy and violate the rules of the world trade organization. The attempt to justify arrogant arm-twisting Chinese rival the need to ensure national security looks especially cynical. Zakharova also urged the United States to act in accordance with the generally accepted democratic values and international legal norms.
“we Expect that the specialized international structures and human rights organizations would respond and give an impartial assessment of these actions”, – concluded the official representative of the foreign Ministry. We will remind, the President of Donald trump has announced that it will prohibit the activity in the U.S. the social network TikTok, if it is not sold to an American company.