The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied the claim and stated that U.S. diplomats were not made to undergo anal swab tests.
The Washington Post reported that U.S. diplomats were subjected to anus tests. A U.S. State Department spokesperson said that the department was committed to guaranteeing the safety and security of American diplomats and their families while preserving their dignity, consistent with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations as well as other relevant diplomatic law provisions.
However, Zhao Lijian, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, told the reporters in a daily briefing on February 25, 2021, that China has never asked U.S. diplomats stationed in China to do anal swab tests. "China has never asked U.S. diplomats stationed in China to do anal swab tests," Zhao said.
As only the individuals involved will know if this claim is true, Logically has deemed it unverifiable.
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