Live: China orders closure of U.S. consulate in Chengdu – latest
Updated 14:23, 25-Jul-2020

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday the diplomats of the U.S. consulate general in Chengdu interfered in China's internal affairs and engaged in activities that were not in line with their diplomatic identities. On Friday, China ordered the U.S. to close its consulate general in southwest China's Chengdu City. CGTN's Ma Ke is outside the consulate compound with the latest. On Friday afternoon, firecrackers were set off in front of the consulate compound by a man. Police nearby handled the matter and took him away with an "administrative warning."