Police officers in front of the US consulate in Chengdu which was ordered to shut after the forced closure of Beijing's consulate in Houston. Photo: AFP Police officers in front of the US consulate in Chengdu which was ordered to shut after the forced closure of Beijing's consulate in Houston. Photo: AFP
Police officers in front of the US consulate in Chengdu which was ordered to shut after the forced closure of Beijing's consulate in Houston. Photo: AFP
SCMP Editorial
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Opinion

Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Putting restrictions on diplomacy will only sour relations further

  • China and the United States need to talk more and, especially, listen more in these troubled times

Police officers in front of the US consulate in Chengdu which was ordered to shut after the forced closure of Beijing's consulate in Houston. Photo: AFP Police officers in front of the US consulate in Chengdu which was ordered to shut after the forced closure of Beijing's consulate in Houston. Photo: AFP
Police officers in front of the US consulate in Chengdu which was ordered to shut after the forced closure of Beijing's consulate in Houston. Photo: AFP
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