U.S. demanded China to close the Consulate in Houston because of the involvement of diplomats for spying

The US demanded that China until July 24 to close the Consulate in Houston (Texas), accusing the employees of this dipuchrezhdeniya of involvement in espionage. This writes The New York Times.

In particular, the us government accused Chinese diplomats of involvement in economic espionage, “stock effect”, subversive activities and attempts to steal scientific data (including on the development of vaccines against coronavirus infection). In this case, said the newspaper, details or evidence of these allegations by the American officials don’t lead.

In China, the demand of Washington are illegal. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of China has vowed to take retaliatory measures without specifying which ones. The publication suggests that Beijing may demand to close the American Consulate in Wuhan.

As writes Reuters, July 21, shortly after the United States notified China of its claim, at the Consulate noticed the smoke. The source of the Agency claims that Chinese diplomats were burned in the courtyard of the incriminating documents. The foreign Ministry of China said that the Consulate is operating normally and refused to comment on this information.

The relationship between the US and China in recent months has seriously deteriorated in the epidemic coronavirus infection, the first cases of which were confirmed in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of 2019. The President of the United States Donald trump and other U.S. officials have repeatedly accused Beijing of concealing the extent of the outbreak in the early stages that, in their opinion, was the main cause of the pandemic.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


The EU supports the Belarusian people – Borrell

Vice-President of the European Commission, high representative of the Union for foreign Affairs and security policy Josep Borrell supported the demonstrators who took to the streets of Belarusian cities. About this he wrote in Twitter on Sunday, August 16. “Hundreds of thousands of Belarusians went out today on a peaceful demonstration, demanding the release of […]

Adviser to trump denies the media reports about the alleged intentions of the White house to meet with Putin before the election

Advisor to the President for national security Robert O’brien denied that the us President intends to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin before the presidential elections in the United States. About it the adviser said in comments to NBC News on August 16. Earlier on Sunday, the channel, citing sources reported that trump was considering […]

Workers of two factories in Belarus, announced the strike Monday

Labor collectives of the plant “Belaruskali” and refinery “Naftan”, on August 16 announced that Monday, August 17, join the nationwide strike in Belarus, reported the news portal TUT.BY. The workers demanded to release all political prisoners and participants of peaceful demonstrations, the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko, the holding of fair and transparent elections, and investigations […]

Russia was seen paddy wagons and unmarked rooms, which were moving toward the border with Belarus – Conflict Intelligence Team

From Russia to the border with Belarus, according to eyewitnesses, moving cars similar to police cars, unmarked. About this in Facebook the evening of August 16, said the investigative group Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT). “The information about the transfer of personnel of Regardie towards Belarus seems to be confirmed”, – stated in the message. The […]