World Jul 24

Police officers stand guard outside the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China July 24, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Thomas Peter
China tells U.S. to close consulate in growing spat

China ordered the United States on Friday to close its consulate in the western city of Chengdu, ratcheting up a diplomatic conflict at a time when relations have sunk to their lowest level in decades.

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