Russian Consulate in Guangzhou (PRC) has sent a diplomatic note to the Chinese foreign Ministry asking for clarification verify the content of cell phones of citizens while crossing the border.
The news was confirmed by the Gregory kolyshkin, attache of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Guangzhou, said “the Rambler“.
The Russian foreign Ministry stressed that in the note they asked colleagues from China to give a detailed explanation of the law, which repelled the Chinese border guards when checking the cell phones and their contents.
Kolyshkin also said that the note asked for clarification when this innovation was introduced in China and why is it not announced to the representatives of the Russian Consulate.
Yesterday, may 27, it became known that when crossing the border with China, the citizens of Russia are sample tested documents, the contents of cell phones and personal correspondence. According to the Chinese side, so they want to check whether the stated purpose of the visit real.
The Russian Consulate says that they were contacted by a Russian who was going to go to China on a business visa, but the man turned back. He checked the cell phone and personal correspondence.