Chinese authorities take over the US Consulate General in Chengdu, AP reported
The Chinese Ministry of foreign affairs has previously stressed that on July 21, the US side unilaterally provoked an incident and suddenly demanded that China close its Consulate General in Houston, which seriously violated international law, basic norms of international relations and relevant provisions of Sino US Consular treaties, and seriously damaged Sino US relations. Chinas above-mentioned measures are a legitimate and necessary response to the unreasonable acts of the US side, in line with international law and basic norms of international relations, and in line with diplomatic practices.
On social media twitter, the Associated Press reported that the US State Department said it was disappointed. In the view of many netizens, Chinas practice is only a response to the US practice of closing the Chinese consulate.
Another netizen expressed a similar view. Yes, when people do the same thing to us, obviously America doesnt like it. Thank you to the trump administration. A kind of
So whats happening now is that trump is trying to go to war with China to distract Americans from their extreme incompetence and corruption, one netizen wrote A kind of
Another wrote, trump is doing terrible things as fast as he can. A kind of
At the same time, many netizens began to think about the relationship between China and the United States.
The United States needs China more than China needs the United States, one netizen wrote A kind of
According to a news release on the official website of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the morning of the 27th, the US Consulate General in Chengdu was closed at 10:00 a.m. on the 27th. The Chinese authorities then entered from the main gate and took over.
Shortly after the news was released, it made CNN headlines. CNN introduced the latest development of the incident and reviewed the development of the incident with the report that the official closure of the US Consulate General in Chengdu is retaliation for the closure of the Chinese Consulate General in Houston. A kind of
Reuters also issued an article for the first time, saying that China took over the US Consulate General in Chengdu at a time when relations between the two countries deteriorated. A kind of
The guardian is also actively following up on relevant progress, including the lowering of the US flag at about 6:00 a.m. by the US Consulate General in Chengdu, to the closure of the consulate general, and to the subsequent takeover by the Chinese side, all of which are mentioned in the article. A kind of