In an govt 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 phases, Microsoft was stated to be concerned in negotiations with ByteDance, the Beijing-based web know-how firm which owns TikTok.
“I am not extending deadline, no. It is September 15th. There shall be no extension of the TikTok deadline,” Trump advised reporters on Thursday.
“We’ll see what occurs. It will both be closed up or they’re going to promote it. So, we’ll both shut up TikTok on this nation for safety causes, or it will be offered,” Trump stated in response to a query.
India was the primary nation to ban TikTok and greater than 100 different Chinese language cellular functions due to safety causes. Prime US officers have praised India for the motion and began the method of doing the identical.