U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken postponed his planned visit to China after a Chinese spy balloon entered U.S. airspace.
Today, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs hastily stated that China and the United States did not announce the visit at all, and it was completely a unilateral claim by the United States.
(European News Agency)
[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] The Chinese spy balloon broke into the airspace of the United States and caused international heated discussions.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who had planned to visit China, also postponed his trip.
Today (4) the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs hastily stated that China and the United States did not announce their visit at all, and it was entirely a unilateral claim by the United States.
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement today reaffirming that China has always strictly abided by international law, respected the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries, and has never intentionally and never violated the territory and airspace of any sovereign country.
Some politicians and media in the United States took advantage of the issue to attack and discredit China. China firmly opposes it.
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The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs went on to say that maintaining contact and communication at all levels is an important consensus of the meeting between the heads of state of China and the United States in Bali.
With regard to Blinken's visit to China, in fact, neither China nor the US has announced any visit. The release of relevant information by the US side is a matter for the US side, and we respect that.
Blinken said at a news conference during his visit to South Korea earlier today that he had reflected with Wang Yi, director of the Office of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission, that it would be irresponsible to break out the controversy on the eve of his upcoming visit to China, and that he would wait until Only go when the time is right.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry stated that neither China nor the United States has announced any visits, and the release of relevant information by the United States is the United States' own business, and we respect it.
(The picture is taken from the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China)