Another week, another fresh round of China bashing from the Trump administration. This time, it came as an unprecedented move to shut a Chinese consulate in Houston, where shocked diplomats accused of committing serious espionage quickly got to work burning classified documents before they left the building after a 72-hour deadline.
True to the Chinese principle of reciprocity, Beijing returned the "favour" by closing the United States diplomatic mission in Chengdu, similarly giving the Americans three days to get out.
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