The U.S. requests the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston
Gina Chen 2020-07-23 08:25:33
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin confirmed on the 22nd that on July 21st, the US suddenly requested China to close the Consulate General in Houston. According to US media reports, the US government requires the Chinese government to close the Consulate General in Houston and evacuate all personnel within 72 hours (that is, before 4 pm local time on Friday). This move by the US is unprecedented in the history of diplomacy and Sino-US relations. According to Reuters news on the 22nd, China is considering closing the US consulate in Wuhan, but the news has not yet been officially confirmed.