Harris claims that competition, not confrontation, is what the US and China want.
However, Vice President Kamala Harris stated on Tuesday that China’s choice to fly surveillance craft into U.S. airspace should not have any effect on ties between the two countries.
Harris made the remarks in an interview with Politico published on Tuesday, claiming that the United States wants “competition” with China rather than “war or confrontation.”
In response to a question about how this would impact their relationship, she replied, “I don’t think so, no.”
Since President Biden ordered a Chinese surveillance balloon shot down off the coast of South Carolina, relations between the United States and China have cooled. In recent years, China has deployed several spy balloons into American airspace, but this was the first one to be shot down.
U.S. officials have said the drone certainly had surveillance capacity, despite China’s claims that it was only a lost weather balloon.
As a result of China’s brazen disregard for U.S. sovereignty, several politicians on Capitol Hill have voiced their indignation. Vice President Biden has not yet addressed the country since the shootdown of the Chinese balloon and three additional “objects” in recent days.
UFOs were shot down by U.S. military aircraft this weekend over Alaska, Canada, and Lake Huron. Recovering debris from all three locations is a top priority for U.S. and Canadian personnel, although no big public discoveries have been made as of yet.
A 30-foot chunk of the payload from China’s surveillance balloon was recovered in the Atlantic by the United States Navy and Coast Guard using a crane ship. The FBI, according to investigators, removed all devices and other technology from the area.
The prevalent hypothesis that the other three “items” had an alien origin was disproved by National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby at a news conference at the White House on Monday. Although NORAD Gen. Glen VanHerck had previously stated that he was not ruling out the possibility of an extraterrestrial invasion, he assured reporters that the American people have nothing to worry about.
“My opinion is that Americans do not need to be concerned about aliens. Period, “The briefing was led by Kirby, who made the following statement.