A box is removed from the Chinese Consulate in Houston on July 23. Photo: AP A box is removed from the Chinese Consulate in Houston on July 23. Photo: AP
A box is removed from the Chinese Consulate in Houston on July 23. Photo: AP

Reopening of China consulate in Houston would be up to the US, former envoy says

  • Closed mission’s consul general tells forum there were various reasons it was targeted, including American party politics
  • Official reason was spying, which Beijing strongly rejected before closing US Chengdu consulate in retaliation

Topic |   US-China relations
A box is removed from the Chinese Consulate in Houston on July 23. Photo: AP A box is removed from the Chinese Consulate in Houston on July 23. Photo: AP
A box is removed from the Chinese Consulate in Houston on July 23. Photo: AP
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