China says 'hype' not conducive to solution on US spy balloon reports
Feb 03, 2023 01:40 PM IST
China Spy Balloon: The Pentagon reported on Thursday that a spy balloon it suspects is Chinese has been flying over the country for a couple of days.
Speculation and hype are not conducive until the facts are clear around a spy balloon the United States said has been flying over the U.S., the Chinese foreign ministry said at a press briefing on Friday.
The Pentagon reported on Thursday that a spy balloon it suspects is Chinese has been flying over the country for a couple of days.
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"We are learning about the verification of this matter," Mao Ning, a foreign ministry spokesperson, said in answering a question on the matter. "We hope both sides can handle the matter calmly and prudently."
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