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More than 1000 Chinese researchers left the USA

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More than 1000 Chinese researchers left the USA

This happened against the background of the initiation of a number of criminal cases on industrial and technological espionage.

More than 1,000 Chinese researchers have fled the United States amid vigorous efforts to combat technology theft, senior U.S. security sources say..

According to one source, Chinese agents are already encroaching on the future Biden administration..

According to the head of the Department of National Security of the Ministry of Justice, John Demers, speaking at the event of the analytical center Aspen Institute, the researchers left the country when the Ministry of Justice opened several criminal cases against Chinese agents on suspicion of industrial and technological espionage..

Researchers suspected of links to the People’s Liberation Army of China fled the country after the FBI conducted interrogations in 20 cities and the State Department in July closed the Chinese consulate in Houston, a Justice Department spokesman said..

The head of the counterintelligence department of the US Director of National Intelligence, William Evanina, speaking at the same event, said that members of the future administration of President-elect Joe Biden and people close to his team had already become the target of Chinese agents.

He did not elaborate on any additional details..

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