The US consulate in Chengdu, southwestern China. Photo: AFPThe US consulate in Chengdu, southwestern China. Photo: AFP
The US consulate in Chengdu, southwestern China. Photo: AFP

China ‘set to shut US consulate’ in response to Houston closure, and denies Covid-19 is a factor

  • Beijing believed to be shutting Chengdu consulate, a strategically important post given American interest in Tibet
  • The move follows the sudden shutdown of Beijing’s representative office in Houston
Topic |   US-China relations
The US consulate in Chengdu, southwestern China. Photo: AFPThe US consulate in Chengdu, southwestern China. Photo: AFP
The US consulate in Chengdu, southwestern China. Photo: AFP
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