China has not confirmed or denied throughout this Saturday that the second “spy balloon” detected by the US, and that it flies over this time Latin Americabe your property.
The Pentagon, after declaring this Thursday through the mouth of its spokesman, Brigadier General Patrick Ryder, that they had discovered what they called a Chinese “spy balloon” that was flying over the state of Montana (northwestern USA), announced this Friday the detection of a new aircraft in the Latin American skies.
This last accusation has not received a reply from the Chinese authorities, who this Saturday have only released two separate statements dedicated to clarifying the situation created by the aircraft that flies over the US. Neither did the different official media, such as the state channel CCTVthe news agency xinhuaor means like the People’s Daily, Global Times either china dailyspeakers on many occasions of the communist regime, make any mention of the white flying object that according to the newspaper The Nation of Costa Rica was flying over the Central American country.
For its part, if a user performs a search on Weibo – equivalent to Twitter, censored in China – using Chinese characters for the words “globe” or “aircraft” together with the term “Latin America”, only three publications appear about the announcement of this Friday. by the USA.
The discovery of the first of these “spy balloons” in US airspace has sparked a diplomatic crisis between Washington and Beijing and has motivated the suspension of the trip that the Secretary of State, Anthony Blinkenhe planned to do to the Asian country this weekend.
Beijing admitted this Friday that the balloon that flies over the US belongs to it, although it assured that “it is a civil airship used for research purposes, mainly meteorological.” Following the announcement, the director of the Chinese Foreign Affairs Office, wang yihad a telephone conversation with Blinken, in which he asked the US to “remain calm, communicate on time, avoid errors of judgment and control differences.”