China’s foreign ministry says hundreds of foreign exchange students faced harassment as they were leaving the US. Photo: AFP
China’s foreign ministry says hundreds of foreign exchange students faced harassment as they were leaving the US. Photo: AFP

China-US relations: 300 foreign exchange students ‘interrogated’ as they left America, Beijing says

  • Airport officials ‘arbitrarily examined and even seized’ the students’ phones, laptops and other personal belongings, foreign ministry says
  • ‘Chinese students, coming here to learn rather than to steal, are always welcome,’ Donald Trump’s national security adviser Robert O’Brien says in article published on Tuesday

China’s foreign ministry says hundreds of foreign exchange students faced harassment as they were leaving the US. Photo: AFP
China’s foreign ministry says hundreds of foreign exchange students faced harassment as they were leaving the US. Photo: AFP
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