A woman lights a candle for the victims of a deadly fire in Urumqi, Xinjiang, during a solidarity protest outside the Chinese embassy in London on Monday. Photo: Kyodo
A woman lights a candle for the victims of a deadly fire in Urumqi, Xinjiang, during a solidarity protest outside the Chinese embassy in London on Monday. Photo: Kyodo

London council rejects application to relocate Chinese embassy to site near Tower of London

  • China’s government bought the former Royal Mint site in East London in 2018
  • The embassy had planned to move from Portland Place in central London to the Whitechapel area

A woman lights a candle for the victims of a deadly fire in Urumqi, Xinjiang, during a solidarity protest outside the Chinese embassy in London on Monday. Photo: Kyodo
A woman lights a candle for the victims of a deadly fire in Urumqi, Xinjiang, during a solidarity protest outside the Chinese embassy in London on Monday. Photo: Kyodo
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