Response to Houston: China American Consulate in Chengdu, close

China has urged the United States to close its Consulate in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu. The foreign Ministry in Beijing announced on Friday. Ameri

Response to Houston: China American Consulate in Chengdu, close

China has urged the United States to close its Consulate in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu. The foreign Ministry in Beijing announced on Friday. America had before the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston, in the state of Texas and, therefore, the tensions between the two countries significantly worsened.

The measures of China to be "a legitimate and necessary response to the unreasonable actions of the United States," said China's government. "The responsibility lies entirely with the United States." China call on the Americans again, to correct your decision and to create the conditions for the return of bilateral relations to normalcy.

Pompeo raises China's theft of intellectual property

America's foreign Affairs Minister Mike Pompeo China, accused on Thursday, members of Muslim minorities in "concentration camps" to the kidneys in the Xinjiang Region inter. Pompeo had used in the past mostly used the term "internment camp" to describe the camps in which, according to estimates by the American government one Million people are imprisoned.

In a policy speech to the American-Chinese relations in the Californian city of Yorba Linda Pompeo China accused moreover, among other things, "to have our valuable intellectual property and trade secrets" stolen from and to make use of the "slave labour".

He called on the allies of the United States, together with China proceed. "Perhaps it is time for a new grouping of like-minded Nations," said Pompeo. "We are not able to cope with this challenge alone." He called the United Nations, Nato, the G7 and G20 countries and their "common economic, diplomatic and military Power".

Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 01:19

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