The iconic former Royal Mint, which China has chosen for its new London embassy. File photo: Handout
The iconic former Royal Mint, which China has chosen for its new London embassy. File photo: Handout
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Future London embassy’s link to era of Chinese ‘humiliation and sorrow’

  • China acquired the historic Royal Mint site in London in 2018 for its new diplomatic mission
  • Site has historic significance: it took delivery of tonnes of silver that China was forced to pay Britain in the 19th century

The iconic former Royal Mint, which China has chosen for its new London embassy. File photo: Handout
The iconic former Royal Mint, which China has chosen for its new London embassy. File photo: Handout
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