The United States closed its Consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu. It was required by Chinese authorities

On 27 July, the United States officially closed at the request of the Chinese authorities of their Consulate General in Chengdu (Sichuan province). About this informed the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China.

“At 10 am on 27 July 2020, the U.S. Consulate in Chengdu was closed in accordance with the requirements of China. The Chinese competent authority then entered from the main entrance and took possession of [the premises]”, – stated in the message.

Chinese state TV channel CCTV said that on July 25, workers began to remove with Consulate plates, 26 Jul removed the logo Consulate and loaded by crane into a large truck “at least one container”.

The national flag of the United States with diplomatic missions in Chengdu took today at 6.18. After that, the Chinese police have restricted access to the area that housed the Consulate.

Relations between the two countries seriously deteriorated in the epidemic COVID-19, which began in China in late 2019.

The President of the United States Donald trump and other us officials have repeatedly accused the Chinese authorities in concealing the extent of the epidemic in the early stages that, in their opinion, was the main cause of the pandemic. Beijing denies the charges.

21 July, the U.S. demanded that China within 72 hours to close the Consulate in Houston. Its staff was accused of economic espionage, Subversion and the theft of scientific data.

As a mirrored response, China has demanded the United States to close the Consulate General in Chengdu.

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