Apple commented on the situation with the designation of the Crimea by the Russian in the “Weather”. Press Secretary of the company Trudy Muller told Reuters that the changes made for Russian users and do not apply for cards outside of Russia.
According to her, the corresponding changes occurred in connection with the adopted in Russian legislation.
“We view international law, as well as the corresponding laws of the United States and other countries before taking a decision on the indications on our maps, and the changes according to the requirement of the law”, — quotes its words of RIA “news”.
“We are conducting an in-depth analysis of how we process the disputed border in our services, and as a result can make changes in the future,” she added.
Recall, Apple completely eliminated the claims of the deputies of the state Duma at the direction of the territorial belonging of Crimea to their services, including in application “Weather”. Crimea and Sevastopol marked the territory of Russia.
The decision of the Corporation to recognize the Russian status of Crimea caused outrage of the Ukrainian politicians. So, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadim Pristayko urged Apple to engage in global policy, and former Minister of foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin urged to abandon the use of Apple products.
Ukraine has complained to Apple in the US state Department and sent requests to the company.
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