Clothing company Gap has apologised for the sale of a T-shirt with an ‘incorrect’ map of China. On Chinese social media photos of the garment had appeared, on which the country would have been depicted without areas like Tibet and Taiwan, reports Week News.
Gap said in an announcement that the garment was removed from the shelves in China. , Gap Inc. respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China, “the company emphasised on microblog Weibo.
The clothing company said that a wrong card was printed on the shirts. , We sincerely apologise for this unintentional mistake. ”
The photos of the shirt would have been taken at a store in Canada. Gap promised to take measures to prevent such incidents from now on. China annexed Tibet in the fifties. Beijing also sees the island of Taiwan as part of China.