Washington, February 14, 2023, 00:24 — REGNUM From February 4 to 12, the Canadian and US air forces have already shot down four aircraft in the sky over their territories. Belonging to only one managed to establish – the very first. It was a Chinese balloon, writes RBC.
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On February 4, the US military shot down a balloon off the coast of South Carolina, on February 10 – a balloon in the sky over Alaska, on February 12, the parties jointly shot down a flying object over Canada. On the same day in the evening, the Americans destroyed the fourth ball over Lake Huron, which was moving along the US-Canada border.
As reported IA REGNUMstrategic communications coordinator at the US National Security Council John Kirby spoke about the “high-level consultation with China” on the issue of the downed US balloon.