China warns US it will take Americans hostage if DOJ doesn’t release Chinese scientists, say sources


Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

China has warned the US it will take Americans hostage if the Department of Justice doesn’t release Chinese research scientists accused of lying about working for the People’s Liberation Army, according to sources. Warnings came through the US Embassy in Beijing (above) Sources said China started warning America it would take US nationals residing in China hostage over the summer. On one occasion in June, China threatened to detain an American if the US didn’t let research scientist Tang Juan return to China. Juan was questioned by the FBI in June after a photo emerged online of her in PLA...