The confrontation between the US and China, initiated by Washington on spurious and politically motivated reasons, creates additional threats to peace and security, told RIA Novosti on Friday the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.
Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo suggested to create an Alliance against China.
The FBI says the researcher from China, which the U.S. government wanted on charges of fraud in obtaining a visa, was granted asylum at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco, reports CNBC, citing court documents.
As stated in the documents submitted in another case, Tang Juan received a non-immigrant visa United States last fall to conduct the study at the University of California in Davis. After some time, the FBI agents found on the Internet pictures of women in uniform. With her on the interview, in which she said that never served in the army and was a member of the Communist party of China.
China is considering to close the Consulate General of USA in Chengdu in the southwestern province of Sichuan in response to similar action against the Chinese Consulate General in Houston, the newspaper South China Morning Post, citing a source familiar with the situation.
In mainland China there are five consular offices of the United States – Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenyang, Chengdu and Wuhan.
Statements by the US presidential Advisor on trade Peter Navarro about the alleged termination of the trade deal China and the United States are complete rubbish, said at a briefing on Tuesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.
Earlier, Navarro said the TV channel Fox News that the President decided to terminate the trade deal with China amid speculation in the US about the origin of the coronavirus from China. Navarro said that the "transaction terminated". Later, the President of the United States Donald trump has denied reports about cancellation of trade deal with China, stating that "the deal with China in full safety".