China Threatens Unnamed US Entities Over Balloon

The Associated Press reports:

China said Wednesday it will take measures against U.S. entities related to the downing of a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the American East Coast. At a daily briefing, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin gave no details and did not identify the targets of the measures.

China says the balloon was a unmanned weather airship that was accidentally blown off course and accuses the U.S. of overreacting in bringing it down with a missile fired from an F-22 fighter jet. The United States has sanctioned six Chinese entities it said are linked to Beijing’s aerospace programs.

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