The back door of the consulate was forced open. Photo: AFP The back door of the consulate was forced open. Photo: AFP
The back door of the consulate was forced open. Photo: AFP

China complains US ‘forced entry’ into Houston consulate after diplomats leave over spying claims

  • Beijing promises ‘necessary response’ after man thought to be State Department official enters when back door was prised open
  • Trump administration says diplomatic outpost was at the ‘epicentre’ of efforts to steal scientific research

Topic |   US-China relations
The back door of the consulate was forced open. Photo: AFP The back door of the consulate was forced open. Photo: AFP
The back door of the consulate was forced open. Photo: AFP
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