Beijing threatens retaliation over US cap on Chinese journalists

China’s decision to expel three Wall Street Journal reporters sparks Washington move to reduce number of US-based Chinese state media staff.

US-China relations have taken another dive.

Washington says it will reduce the number of journalists allowed to work at Chinese media outlets in the US.

The move comes after China expelled three Wall Street Journal reporters.

Beijing says it is political oppression and has promised to retaliate.

Al Jazeera’s Sarah Clarke reports from Hong Kong.