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Chinese embassy in UK says ambassador's Twitter account was hacked

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming talks to the crowd following the Chinese Lunar New Year parade through central London, Britain January 26, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

(Reuters) - The Chinese embassy in Britain said on Wednesday that ambassador Liu Xiaoming’s Twitter account had been hacked into.

"Recently, some anti-China elements viciously attacked Ambassador Liu Xiaoming's Twitter account and employed despicable methods to deceive the public," the embassy's spokesperson said in a statement. (bit.ly/3heIJyD)

Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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