The U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu is officially closed in Accordance with the requirements of the Chinese side in 10. 00, Reported in circulation, the Chinese foreign Ministry.
it is said that then Empowered the competent authorities of China have entered the area of the institution through the main gate and took him in his charge.
The U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu was opened in 1985 and was responsible for the South-West of the country, and among them, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou, Tibet Autonomous territory, and the municipalities of Chongqing.
United States Jul 21, wanted to get from China to close the Consulate General in Houston. The Chinese foreign Ministry called the decision a political provocation and said that it would take retaliatory action. The official authorized state Department Morgan Ortagus said that Washington made the decision to provide the protection of intellectual property and personal information of American citizens.
The Chinese foreign Ministry, on 24 July, asked in a persistent form to the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu ceased operations. The foreign Ministry called the demands of the PRC on the closure of the us diplomatic mission in Chengdu legitimate and necessary response. The responsibility for the situation lies entirely on the US capital, drew the attention of Beijing.