US President Donald Trump on Thursday dominated out extending the September 15 deadline for Chinese language video-sharing social networking platform TikTok to both change its possession to an American firm or shut it down.
In an government order final month, Trump had set September 15 because the deadline for the Chinese language app to both change its possession to an American firm or shut it down.
Within the preliminary levels, Microsoft was mentioned to be concerned in negotiations with ByteDance, the Beijing-based web expertise firm which owns TikTok.
“I am not extending the deadline, no. It is on September 15th. There might be no extension of the TikTok deadline,” Trump informed reporters on Thursday.
“We’ll see what occurs. It’s going to both be closed up or they will promote it. So, we’ll both shut up TikTok on this nation for safety causes, or it’s going to be bought,” Trump mentioned in response to a query.
India was the primary nation to ban TikTok and greater than 100 different Chinese language cell functions due to safety causes. High US officers have praised India for the motion and began the method of doing the identical.