Fire crews tackle a fire at the Chinese consulate in Houston. Photo: TwitterFire crews tackle a fire at the Chinese consulate in Houston. Photo: Twitter
Fire crews tackle a fire at the Chinese consulate in Houston. Photo: Twitter

US-China relations: forced closure of Houston consulate could cause lasting damage, observers say

  • Washington fails to give a reason for the unprecedented move, saying only it ‘will not tolerate [China]’s violations of our sovereignty and intimidation of our people’
  • Beijing ‘urges the US to immediately withdraw its wrong decision, or China will definitely take a proper and necessary response’

Topic |   Diplomacy
Fire crews tackle a fire at the Chinese consulate in Houston. Photo: TwitterFire crews tackle a fire at the Chinese consulate in Houston. Photo: Twitter
Fire crews tackle a fire at the Chinese consulate in Houston. Photo: Twitter
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