Chinese embassy in Britain says ambassador's Twitter account was hacked

China's ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming arrives to speak to members of the media at the Chinese Embassy in London in February 2020.
China's ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming arrives to speak to members of the media at the Chinese Embassy in London in February 2020.PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (REUTERS) - The Chinese embassy in Britain said on Wednesday (Sept 9) that ambassador Liu Xiaoming's Twitter account had been hacked.

"Recently, some anti-China elements viciously attacked Ambassador Liu Xiaoming's Twitter account and employed despicable methods to deceive the public," the embassy's spokesman said in a statement.