Tehran (IP) - China on Monday urged the United States to stop abusing state power to crack down on foreign companies after the Nasdaq stock market said it would remove four Chinese companies’ shares from indexes in response to a US order.

Iran PressAsia: China will continue to uphold Chinese companies’ legitimate rights and interests, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin told a regular news briefing, according to Reuters.

Nasdaq said on Friday it will remove shares of four Chinese construction and manufacturing companies from the indexes on Dec. 21. The move came in response to a US order restricting the purchase of their shares.


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