Crowds of people watched as trucks came and went from the US consulate in Chengdu on Saturday. Photo: Simon SongCrowds of people watched as trucks came and went from the US consulate in Chengdu on Saturday. Photo: Simon Song
Crowds of people watched as trucks came and went from the US consulate in Chengdu on Saturday. Photo: Simon Song

US-China relations: thousands gather to see closure of Chengdu consulate

  • Police say man was reprimanded on Friday night for setting off a firecracker, but crowds mostly peaceful as mission staff pack up and leave
  • Beijing ordered the closure of the consulate on Friday, in retaliation for Washington shutting down its mission in Houston

Topic |   US-China relations
Crowds of people watched as trucks came and went from the US consulate in Chengdu on Saturday. Photo: Simon SongCrowds of people watched as trucks came and went from the US consulate in Chengdu on Saturday. Photo: Simon Song
Crowds of people watched as trucks came and went from the US consulate in Chengdu on Saturday. Photo: Simon Song
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