The US State Department says it has informed Chinese diplomatic missions in the US that they must notify the agency when organising visits with American officials at the state or local level. Pictured is the Chinese embassy in Washington. Photo: Krokodil, CC by SA 3.0

Chinese diplomats must notify Washington of meetings with state or local officials, US announces in effort to change Beijing’s own diplomatic restrictions

  • Notification, but not permission, is now required and also applies to meetings with US educational or research institutions
  • US State Department says the move is an effort to get Beijing to relax restrictions on American diplomats in China
Topic |   US-China relations

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The US State Department says it has informed Chinese diplomatic missions in the US that they must notify the agency when organising visits with American officials at the state or local level. Pictured is the Chinese embassy in Washington. Photo: Krokodil, CC by SA 3.0
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