Conflict with China: White house keeping open the Option of further Consulate closures

America's President, Donald Trump has not ruled out action against other Chinese representative offices abroad. "It is always possible" to include other fore

Conflict with China: White house keeping open the Option of further Consulate closures

America's President, Donald Trump has not ruled out action against other Chinese representative offices abroad. "It is always possible" to include other foreign agents, said Trump on Wednesday to a question at a press conference in the White house. The United States has on Tuesday the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston, in the state of Texas and, therefore, the tensions between the two countries significantly worsened.

According to the arrangement of the ran staff of the Consulate verb, according to American media of mass documents. "You see, what lost is," said Trump. "We thought that it was in the (Consulate), we made a fire." He suspect that documents or papers had been burned. "And I wonder what this is all about," said Trump.

China speaks of "political provocation"

China spokesman Wang Wenbin foreign Ministry had condemned the actions of the United States on Wednesday in Beijing and Washington prompted to make the "wrong decision" will be reversed. He spoke of a "political provocation".

suggested to The American foreign Ministry, Chinese diplomats had disregarded laws and regulations of the United States of America miss. The closure success, "in order to protect intellectual American property and private American information", had spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus explained. According to the Vienna Convention, diplomats would have to respect the laws and regulations of the respective host country. Also, you have a duty, "not in the internal Affairs of the state to interfere".

Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 02:19

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