CHINA ORDERS CLOSURE OF US CONSULATE IN CHENGDU

Written by on July 24, 2020

CHINA HAS ORDERED THE UNITED STATES TO CLOSE ITS CONSULATE IN THE SOUTHWESTERN CITY OF CHENGDU, RETALIATING AGAINST WASHINGTON’S MOVE EARLIER THIS WEEK TO SHUT DOWN THE CHINESE CONSULATE IN THE CITY OF HOUSTON.

THE CHINESE FOREIGN MINISTRY SAID ON FRIDAY THE CHENGDU MISSION’S CLOSURE WAS A “LEGITIMATE AND NECESSARY RESPONSE TO THE UNREASONABLE MEASURES BY THE UNITED STATES”.

IT DID NOT SAY WHEN THE CONSULATE MUST BE VACATED, BUT HU XIJIN, THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY-OWNED GLOBAL TIMES NEWSPAPER, SAID THE NOTICE PERIOD WAS 72 HOURS. “IT MEANS US CHENGDU CONSULATE WILL BE CLOSED BY NEXT WEEK MONDAY MORNING


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