Visitors at the Chinese consulate in Houston try to speak to someone inside on Wednesday, after the facility was ordered closed by the US government. Photo: AFP

Beijing’s Houston consulate is ‘epicentre’ of theft of research by Chinese military, US diplomat says

  • David Stilwell, the top East Asia official at the US State Department, offers the most detailed explanation yet about why the consulate was ordered closed
  • Stilwell also accused China’s consul general in Houston and other diplomats there of having recently used false identification at the city’s airport
Topic |   US-China relations
Visitors at the Chinese consulate in Houston try to speak to someone inside on Wednesday, after the facility was ordered closed by the US government. Photo: AFP
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