How is this so? Isn’t the official Chinese position to support the Syrian government? How does his trashing the rebels put him in any bad position?
20 Chinese nationals left at the embassy, 8 are reporters.
He saod in the article that he is not without fear, has a bullet-proof vest, and probably- given how few nationals are left - doesn’t have much protection.
Given that the article says that a brigade commander has vowed to wage a full-scale attack on the embassy, he will only make them angrier by talking about all of this publicly.