At dawn on Monday, as the deadline to leave the U.S. consulate in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu approached, workers were being still trickling out with briefcases in hand, just minutes prior to the U.S. flag was reduced in the courtyard.

Chinese authorities reported that the Individuals experienced vacated at ten a.m., producing the consulate the latest casualty in the speedily deteriorating relations amongst the world’s two major economies.

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