Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Chinese diplomats must get approval to visit US universities or meet local government officials

  • The new requirements are a ‘direct response to the excessive restraints already placed on our diplomats’ by China, says the US secretary of state
  • New rules require China’s embassy and consulates to seek permission before hosting events outside their properties with an audience larger than 50 people

Topic |   US-China relations
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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