Chinese balloon part of global spying effort, Pentagon says
18 February 2023 | 6:48 pm
The Pentagon says the suspected spy balloon downed off the US coast was part of a large surveillance program that China has been conducting for "several years," affecting countries across five continents. China says the craft was just a weather balloon.
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