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China -- Four Arrested on Espionage Allegations

China -- Four Individuals Arrested on Espionage Allegations

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 7, 2005

China --Four Individuals Arrested on Espionage Allegations (Taken Question)

Question: Has there been any communication between the U.S. and the Chinese Government regarding the arrest of four Chinese citizens, in Los Angeles, for spying?

Answer: The Department of Justice has informed us that it has notified the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles and Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. of the arrest of two of its citizens. The other two arrested are American citizens. Further questions about this matter should be addressed to the Department of Justice.



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