Elon Musk himself has now said that Apple never intended to remove Twitter from the App Store, after taking a walk around Apple Park with CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday.
Now, Musk has tweeted that Twitter was never up for removal in the first place.
Good conversation. Among other things, we resolved the misunderstanding about Twitter potentially being removed from the App Store. Tim was clear that Apple never considered doing so.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 30, 2022
It's not clear where or how Musk initially got the idea that Apple would remove Twitter from the App Store.