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Chinese Researcher Accused Of Spying And Being Harbored In Chinese Consulate In San Francisco

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Chinese Researcher Accused Of Spying And Being Harbored In Chinese Consulate In San Francisco

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On July 24th, a Chinese researcher – Juan Tang was reportedly detained in the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, according to unnamed officials cited by the LA Times.

Officials briefing reporters declined to discuss the alleged arrest, but U.S. authorities had been seeking Juan Tang, a researcher at UC Davis who was charged with lying about her military service in China.

A spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry accused the U.S. of “political persecution” on July 23rd in response to a question about the case, but didn’t mention whether Tang was being sheltered by diplomats.

“We urge the U.S. to stop using any excuse to limit, harass and crack down on Chinese scholars and Chinese students in the U.S.,” spokesman Wang Wenbin told a regular news briefing in Beijing.

At the same time, following the Chinese consulate in Houston, Texas being closed, China responded by closing and, subsequently, raiding the US Consulate in Chengdu.

The Trump administration had given China until the afternoon on July 24th to vacate the Houston consulate. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had charged that the consulate was “a hub of spying and intellectual property theft”.

The US consulate was shuttered on July 25th.

Consular workers had been observed conducting a mass burning of documents ahead of the consulate’s closure.

It appears that the escalation will not end, but will lead to further pressure from both sides in every possible avenue.


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  1. Paul says:

    Chinese ass***les know only how to steal and make a cheap quality copy of things.Their largest dam three gorges dam is about to collapse which will destroy southern China lol

    1. Ashok Varma says:

      Abay bhonsere key, China is India’s largest trading partner, teri ma chine ka lund pay bhatee hay.

      1. Paul says:

        Tere ammi ke Chut me mera land.Sale quran pe mut diya Maine kal :D Muhammad bhadwa tha tere abbu ki tarah.

      2. Paul says:

        Mulle khatam ho rahe hai ek dusre ko marke.Im happy as muslims are killing each other :D Abu bakr killed Hassan and Omar killed Fatima:D

    2. Traiano Welcome says:

      Cheap quality like Boeing. Or rather: “Boing Boing”?

      Macdonalds. Burgher king.

      Rubbish like Youtube and Facebook.

      Patriot missiles that never work when needed.

  2. Lone Ranger says:

    I would take these allegations more seriously if I wouldnt know the fact that most U.S. embassy and consulate workers are CIA employees.

    1. occupybacon says:

      All embasyes and consulates are spying.

      1. Lone Ranger says:

        To a degree yes.

    2. guest says:

      US has indeed turned all embassies in spying and occupation bases. No wonder the Iranians coined the “den of spies” cachet for all US embassies, same can said for all western “diplomatic” outposts which fund destabilization and terrorism. Russia needs to shut down all US consulates and NGO’s as well, especially in the far east where they are sowing seeds of sedition.

  3. Ashok Varma says:

    China is now the world’s only economic pole as US has lost in very aspect and is playing sore loser.

    1. HiaNd says:

      At least they are good in what they are doing (playing sore loser) you must give them that.

  4. Paul says:

    Chinese aren’t producing any kids and hence they’ll start to bring in migrants.These migrants will destr€y China from within :D

    1. guest says:

      Luckily, most Indians are not as stupid as you. China and India will progress together.

    2. HiaNd says:

      1.5 billion is quite lot of people.
      I think they’ll menage on their own without mimicking idiotic West who imported tens of millions of illegal emigrants who often hate them and spread terrorism.

    3. Traiano Welcome says:

      With 1 billion plus there is enough critical mass to not need kids for the next 50 years.

      The West will be extinct by then – they’re not producing kids either are already heavily dependent on migrants.

      In 10 years time those migrants will have made their way into the ruling classes of the West, but China will always be ruled by Chinese.

  5. guest says:

    US is belatedly trying to contain China, while the proverbial horse has bolted. China has trillions of dollars in reserves and foreign investment, it is the unparalleled global manufacturing hub and increasingly holds commanding heights in scientific, industrial and medical research and development. The US is cutting its own dying throat. China’s prime position can not be reversed by immature theatrics.

    1. HiaNd says:

      “immature theatrics” are integral part of the rich Hollywood movie tradition so they are understandable.
      Somebody has to explain to US that this is not movie but reality.

  6. Traiano Welcome says:

    These Americans are so full of lies it’s hard to know where to begin. Every tale they tell via the media is marinated in a thick layer of bullshit.

    – Accused of IP theft yet she is on a medical research program funded by joint Chinese and American parties.

    – Claimed to be hiding out in the consulate but arrested outside it. If arrested outside it, why now only?

    – Claimed that she was arrested inside the embassy but that is plain bullshit since Americsns cannot enter the premises unless violating laws applying to diplomacy.

    – Americans claim the Chinese were caught in the act of burning documents, but this is standard practice with all embassies following notification of closure.

    – Researcher charged with spying now charges changed to visa fraud. Who knows what next.

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