Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said the United States has sent spy balloons into its airspace more than 10 times since January 2022.
Days after the US shot down a Chinese ‘spy’ balloon flying over its airspace, China said US high-altitude balloons had flown over its airspace more than 10 times without permission since early January 2022. They are . China’s claim comes after the United States shot down a Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina earlier this month. Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said the United States has sent spy balloons into its airspace more than 10 times since January 2022.
However, Beijing claimed the balloon was a civilian research craft and accused Washington of overreacting. Responding to a question at a routine press briefing in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said: “More than 10 times since the beginning of January 2022, US high-altitude balloons. The US have flown into their airspace without permission.” to the flights, Wang said China’s response to such incidents is responsible and professional.
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Last week, the Pentagon detected a high-altitude Chinese surveillance balloon hovering over Montana in the US. Malmstrom is one of three nuclear missile launch facilities at the Air Force Base. Beijing claimed the balloon was a weather observation plane and had been lost. While the US considered it a “clear violation” of sovereignty, the balloon was about 200 feet tall and had an electronic charge. Finally, it was shot down by a US fighter plane off the coast of South Carolina on February 4. The military then removed as many parts of the balloon wreckage as possible to collect data.
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