A day after India restricted 59 applications with Chinese connections, including TikTok and UC Browser, China said it was "firmly worried about' the developing circumstance.
China is firmly concerned in regards to the choice of the Indian government to boycott 59 applications with Chinese connections, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
"China is firmly concerned, confirming the circumstance," Chinese Foreign Ministry representative Zhao Lijian.
The Indian government had on Monday restricted 59 applications with Chinese connections, including TikTok and UC Browser, saying they were biased to sway, honesty and security of the nation. The Google on Tuesday said it has expelled all the prohibited applications from the Play Store.
The restriction on the Chinese applications came in the setting of current stalemate along the Line of Actual control in Ladakh with Chinese soldiers.
The rundown of applications that have been prohibited incorporate Helo, Likee, CamScanner, Vigo Video, Mi Video Call Xiaomi, Clash of Kings just as online business stages Club Factory and Shein.
In an announcement on Monday, the Information Technology Ministry said it had gotten numerous objections, including reports about abuse of some portable applications accessible on Android and iOS stages for "taking and secretly transmitting clients' information in an unapproved way to servers which have areas outside India".
"The gathering of these information, its mining and profiling by components threatening to national security and barrier of India, which at last encroaches upon the power and trustworthiness of India, involves profound and quick concern which requires crisis quantifies," the announcement said.