US Top Officials Postpones Visit To China Amid Spy Balloon
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken postponed a visit to China, confirmed sources on February 5. The cancellation was in the view of a suspected spy balloon tracked flying across the United States in what Washington called a "clear violation" of US sovereignty. We are seeing reports of a balloon transiting Latin America. We now assess it is another Chinese surveillance balloon," Pentagon spokesman Brigadier General Patrick Ryder.