US Minister of Transport Pete Buttajaju admitted that Washington could impose sanctions against Beijing after an incident with a Chinese balloon.
On the air of CNN, he indicated that the United States clearly stated that this was an “unacceptable” violation of American sovereignty.
On the eve of the US military, as directed by President Joe Biden, shot down a Chinese balloon near the coast of South Carolina. Pentagon spokesman Patrick Ryder said that the American authorities recorded a “intelligence balloon” on the continental part of the country. Beijing noted that this is a Chinese balloon and its purpose is civilian in nature.