US government orders Confucius Institutes to register as foreign mission

//US government orders Confucius Institutes to register as foreign mission

US government orders Confucius Institutes to register as foreign mission

The US State Department has designated a Chinese government-funded Mandarin-language programme as a foreign mission, expanding the scope of Chinese organisations operating in America that Washington regards as propaganda arms of Beijing.Confucius Institutes in the US – an organisation managed by China’s Department of Education, and which finances its programmes on American campuses – will need to register its personnel roster and property holdings with the State Department, a move authorised by…

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