Further intensification is possible: Washington takes additional Chinese state media to target

The American government is strengthening the supervision over other Chinese state media in the United States. In the future, the TV channel of China Central Tel

Further intensification is possible: Washington takes additional Chinese state media to target

The American government is strengthening the supervision over other Chinese state media in the United States. In the future, the TV channel of China Central Television, the news Agency China News Service as well as the Newspapers "People's Daily" and "Global Times" would be classified as foreign missions, informed the Ministry of foreign Affairs in Washington on Monday. It was "propaganda institutions", which would be available to the Chinese government.

The new foreign representative offices, classified media organisations must disclose the information, according to the American Ministry of foreign Affairs Details to your staff in the United States, as well as to real estate matters. Their ways of reporting would not be limited, however, stressed the State Department in his statement.

the beginning of a new round of Escalation?

In the spring, Washington had classified according to this pattern, with the five Chinese state media, including Xinhua news Agency, the TV channel CGTN and the newspaper "China Daily", as the foreign representatives.

After China had then correspondent of the "Wall Street Journal", had to reduce the media their number of employees and the detailed information to the remaining staff.

In return, China provided, in turn, ensure that more journalists in the American media, "New York Times," "Washington Post" and "Wall Street Journal" had to leave the country.

Updated Date: 23 June 2020, 08:19

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