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Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister urges Apple to cut Russia’s product offerings – SABC News

Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Tim Cook urged Apple Inc. (AAPL.O) chief executive on Friday to reduce the supply of his products and block access to the App Store in Russia.

Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine’s also Minister for Digital Transformation, tweeted a copy of the letter sent to Cook urging the iPhone maker to “stop providing Apple services and products to Russia, including blocking access to the App Store. .

Apple did not immediately respond to Reuters’ request for comment.

Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a three-pronged invasion of Ukraine from the north, east and south on Thursday, in an attack that threatened to overthrow Europe’s post-Cold War regime.

“In 2022, modern technology is perhaps the best answer to tanks, many missiles and missiles,” Fedorov said.

“I am very worried about the situation in Ukraine. We will do everything we can for our teams … and we will support local humanitarian work, “Cook said on Twitter on Thursday.

On Thursday, US President Joe Biden announced heavy sanctions against Russia, halting large Russian banks and blocking access to international exports of commercial electronics and computers to semiconductors and aircraft parts.

Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister urges Apple to cut Russia’s product offerings – SABC News

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