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In Chengdu officially closed the Consulate General of the United States

The U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu is officially closed in accordance with the request of the Chinese side to 10.00, said in a statement the Chinese foreign Ministry.

It is reported that after this, the representatives of the competent authorities of China entered the territory of the institution through the main gate and took him in his charge.

With the building of the US Consulate General in Chengdu, China lowered American flag

Over the building of the US Consulate General in Chengdu, China, which at the request of Chinese authorities stopped their work, lowered the American flag.

As the channel CGTN, a group of employees of the diplomatic mission left the building around 6.00 (1.00 MSK), 6.18 American flag was lowered. The deadline, which gave the Chinese authorities on the closure of the Consulate General, has expired on Monday at 10.00 am (5.00 am GMT).

China protested the United States for the invasion of the Consulate in Houston

China protested and made a presentation of the United States for what U.S. officials invaded the Chinese Consulate in Houston after he left Chinese diplomats, said on Saturday the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China Wang Wenbin.

Previously, the newspaper the Houston Chronicle reported that Chinese diplomats freed closed at the request of the US Consulate General of China in Houston, and then entered the building by U.S. officials. According to the newspaper, after 40 minutes after the set to close the Consulate in time the man who probably is representative of the US state Department, and several others entered the building.

Media: Chinese diplomats left the Consulate General in Houston

Chinese diplomats left the General Consulate in Houston, closed at the request of the American authorities, the newspaper Houston Chronicle.

According to the newspaper, the Embassy staff had to vacate the building by 16:00 local time (00:00 GMT). Shortly before the police blocked the area near the building, and after some time from the Consulate drove three vans, two of them had diplomatic plates.

Media: in Houston, a group of men tried to force open the door of the Consulate of China

Several people were seen near the Chinese Consulate in Houston while trying to break down the back door of the building, Reuters reported.

According to the Agency, a group of people trying to force open the door, I noticed almost immediately after 16.00 local time (00.00 GMT) entered into force on the disposal of States to close its Chinese offices. It is reported that earlier, the same group of people who, according to the Agency, could be us officials, locked the door on the other side of the building. The Agency reports that to be presented to journalists, they refused.

China urged the United States to close the Consulate General in Chengdu

China demanded that the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu, Sichuan province ceased operations, said the Chinese foreign Ministry.

Beijing the morning of July 24 notified the American Embassy that China had decided "to revoke the license for the establishment and conduct of activities of the U.S. Consulate General in Chengdu" and "put forward specific requirements" to the Consulate "to stop all activities and events."

In China, six people were injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory

Six people were injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Sichuan province in southwest China, Xinhua news Agency reported.

The explosion caused a fire that occurred late Wednesday in the village South of the city of Guanghan.

The death toll from rains in southwest China reached 19

At least 19 people were killed, three reported missing as a result of heavy rains in Sichuan province in southwest China, said Friday the Agency Xinhua citing a government statement.

Earlier it was reported 12 dead and 10 missing.

Media: twelve people were killed in torrential rains in southwest China

At least 12 people were killed and another 10 were missing as a result of heavy rains in Sichuan province in southwest China, Xinhua news Agency reported.

It is reported that the downpour that hit the County Magnin from Friday to Saturday has led to flooding in the city Yihai, as a result, 10 people died and seven were missing.

China launched the last satellite to create the navigation system

China on Tuesday made a successful launch of the carrier rocket "Changzheng-3B" with the 55-th satellite to the newly created China's global navigation system, Beidou, is spoken in the message of the Chinese Corporation aerospace science and technology (CASC).

The launch took place on Tuesday at 9.43 am local time (4.43 GMT) from Baikonur Xichang in Sichuan province in southwest China. The satellite successfully entered the preset orbit, thus completing the formation of the Beidou system, it will work together with other devices running earlier after adjusting for Beidou orbit and conduct a series of tests.

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