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US taking ties on wrong path, says China embassy after consulate is shut

USA's 'abrupt' demand to close Chinese consulate in Houston is a 'political provocation', says Beijing

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the US State Department ordered China to close by Friday its consulate in Houston, Texas, over accusations that it engaged for years in massive illegal spying and influence operations in the US.

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The Chinese Embassy in Washington has accused the US of taking the relationship between the two countries "down a wrong" path and said it was time to reset.
"If the #ChinaUS relationship is a vehicle, the US is taking it onto a wrong path, and worse still, it is hitting the accelerator. It's time to step on the brakes and return to the right direction!" the Chinese Embassy in the US said in a tweet.
Earlier, the US State Department ordered China to close by Friday its consulate in Houston, Texas, over accusations that it engaged for years in massive illegal spying

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First Published: Jul 23 2020 | 12:55 PM IST

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