America Shot Down Chinese Spy Balloon: America has taken a big action regarding China’s spy balloon. The Joe Biden administration has shot down a Chinese spy balloon near the Carolina coast. The balloon was shot down by a missile fired from the F-22 fighter jet. US President Joe Biden has congratulated the Pentagon.
The Chinese spy balloon was first seen above the nuclear site in the US. After this it was also shown in Latin America. America was keeping a close watch on this Chinese balloon. The Pentagon had claimed that China is spying through this balloon.
US shoots down Chinese spy balloon
According to the news agency AP, America has confirmed that the Chinese balloon was shot down. US Air Force fighter jets shot down this spy balloon. According to a statement by the US Defense Secretary, the fighter jet shot down a Chinese balloon over the water off the coast of South Carolina. The operation to remove the debris is going on.
There were no weapons in the balloon, were they?
In America, opposition leader James Comer has expressed apprehension that there was no bioweapon in this balloon? He also took a dig at the Biden administration and said that how did this balloon enter America under his nose? The North Atlantic Aerospace Defense Command working in the US and Canada and the US Northern Command were monitoring it. NORAD had not previously considered it a threat to civil and military aircraft.
Blinken canceled his trip to Beijing
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken canceled a visit to China after spy balloons were seen in his country’s airspace. Blinken had said about the Chinese spy balloon that it is a clear violation of our sovereignty. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre had said that President Joe Biden was informed about the spy balloon for the first time on Tuesday (January 31) and was in constant contact with the national security team, taking updates.
China had given clarification regarding the spy balloon
China had also clarified America’s claim regarding the balloon. Xi Jinping’s government had said that it is a civil balloon and is being used for weather related research work. It has strayed into US airspace. China’s Foreign Ministry had said, “We have never violated the territory or airspace of any sovereign country. America has exaggerated this to defame China, which we oppose.” ”.
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