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China: Beijing made 'stern representations' with US over expelled Chinese diplomats02:01

China: Beijing made 'stern representations' with US over expelled Chinese diplomats

China, Beijing
December 16, 2019 at 12:43 GMT -00:00 · Published

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said that China made stern representations with the United States over their expulsion of "relevant" Chinese officials at a daily briefing in Beijing on Monday.

"We strongly urge the US to correct its mistakes and withdraw the relevant decision and to protect the rights of Chinese diplomacies according to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. We would like to remind the US that countries offer the safeguard and convenience based on the mutual respects of the Vienna Convention on diplomacy," Geng said.

Two Chinese officials from the Chinese embassy to the US were expelled in a covert action on Sunday after they drove onto a Virginia military base this autumn, breaching security.

On the UN Climate Summit (COP25) Geng said that "China thinks the results from the meeting don't perfectly match the expectation of the international society but it lays the foundation for further agreements."

China: Beijing made 'stern representations' with US over expelled Chinese diplomats02:01
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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said that China made stern representations with the United States over their expulsion of "relevant" Chinese officials at a daily briefing in Beijing on Monday.

"We strongly urge the US to correct its mistakes and withdraw the relevant decision and to protect the rights of Chinese diplomacies according to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. We would like to remind the US that countries offer the safeguard and convenience based on the mutual respects of the Vienna Convention on diplomacy," Geng said.

Two Chinese officials from the Chinese embassy to the US were expelled in a covert action on Sunday after they drove onto a Virginia military base this autumn, breaching security.

On the UN Climate Summit (COP25) Geng said that "China thinks the results from the meeting don't perfectly match the expectation of the international society but it lays the foundation for further agreements."

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