Spy Balloon Row: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warns China that ‘balloon insolence should not happen again’
Chinese Balloon: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a meeting with top Chinese diplomat Wang Yi that the balloon incident should not happen again.
US Warned China About Balloon Incident: The dispute between the US and China over the spy balloon does not seem to end. America has given a warning to China regarding the spy balloon. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met China’s top diplomat Wang Yi on Saturday (February 18). During this, he warned not to repeat his irresponsible act of sending Spy Balloons (SPY Balloon) in American airspace.
Giving information about this, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said that a high-altitude surveillance balloon in US territorial airspace directly talked about the violation of US sovereignty and international law. In which it has been clearly said that this irresponsible act should never happen again.
American warning to China on spy balloon
According to a Washington Post report, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told top Chinese diplomat Wang Yi in a meeting that the balloon blasphemy should not happen again. US Secretary of State Blinken said on Twitter, “Just met with Wang Yi, China’s top diplomat. I condemned the Chinese surveillance balloon intrusion and stressed that it should never happen again”. The two top diplomats met on the sidelines of the annual Munich Security Conference.
Raised the issue of Russia-Ukraine war
According to the report of The Washington Post, during the meeting at the Munich Security Conference, the two diplomats discussed different issues. Antony Blinken said high-altitude surveillance balloons that intruded into the airspace of more than 40 countries across five continents have been exposed. Blinken also raised the issue of the Russia-Ukraine war with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. He also warned about the implications and consequences of Russia’s violent war against Ukraine.
What did the Chinese Foreign Minister say?
Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated President Joe Biden’s statements during his meeting with Wang Yi that the US will compete and stand up for its values and interests but does not seek conflict with China and is in no mood for a new Cold War . At the same time, Wang Yi said that regarding the balloon incident, the actions of the Biden administration were absurd and hysterical. He alleged that America is using its means to defame China.