Amid balloon row, Blinken confirms postponement of planned China visit

Feb 04, 2023

Washington (USA), Feb 04 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed that he is postponing his trip this weekend to China after the Chinese surveillance balloon was detected in the US region. Addressing the news conference in Washington, Biden said, “I spoke this morning with director of China's foreign affairs office Wang Yi to convey that in light of China's unacceptable action, I am postponing my plan of travel this weekend to China as you know President Biden and Xi agreed during their meetings in Bali in November that I would travel to Beijing.”