China denies iPhone ban for officials but notes its ‘security incidents’

Just hours after Apple wrapped up its annual product launch for the hotly anticipated iPhone 15, the Chinese government denied reports that it had banned officials from using the smartphones — and then noted recent “security incidents” involving the devices.

“China has not issued any legislation, regulations or policy documents prohibiting the purchase and use of Apple’s foreign-brand phones. However, we have indeed noticed many recent media reports exposing security incidents related to Apple phones,” Mao Ning, spokesperson for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Wednesday.

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Source: MSN News