The US Department of Defense earlier today tracked down a suspected Chinese spy balloon flying over American airspace. However, China has now said that alleged spy balloon is a "civilian airship" which went off-course. The foreign ministry of China further said that it was used for meteorological purposes. Chinese Spy Balloon: Video Shows China's 'Surveillance' Balloon Lingering Over Montana, US Summons Beijing Diplomat.

Spy Balloon is Weather Device: China

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