Tight security outside U.S. Chengdu consulate after China orders closure

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/news/world/tight-security-outside-u-s-chengdu-consulate-after-china-orders-closure/wcm/a178fc4c-afb4-4be6-96d8-302c832272ec

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CHENGDU — Security was tight outside the U.S. consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu on Saturday as staff inside prepared to leave, a day after China ordered it to close in response to a U.S. order for China to shut its consulate in Houston. The tit-for-tat consulate closures have brought a sharp deterioration in relations between the countries, which have the world’s two largest economies.