Consulate Spokesperson's Remarks on Arrest of Suspect in Arson Attack
According to the briefing by the US side, the suspect in connection with the arson attack at the Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco was arrested on January 3.
We have noted the efforts made by the US side to investigate into the arson attack and require that the perpetrator be brought to justice. We will follow up closely with the US side on the trial. We urge the US side to learn lessons from this incident, take effective measures to ensure the safety, security and dignity of Chinese diplomatic and consulate missions and staff in the U.S. and prevent the recurrence of similar incidents.