China condemns Trump’s decision to ban dealing with two Chinese companies

Beijing (ST): China has denounced  US President Donald Trump’s decision to ban any dealings with the two Chinese companies Bytedance , the owner of ToTok application and the giant Tencent Company, the owner of Wechat forum, stressing that such measure is a political manipulation and oppression.

The spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Wang Wenbin said in a press conference that the US was committing manipulation and arbitrary political oppression which will only lead to its collapse and damage its image.

Earlier, Trump had given a 45 day deadline for halting dealings with the two companies in a controversial measure that has been criticized by experts world-wide.