Biden claims U.S. and Beijing can “get alongside”

ABOVE VIDEO: Biden suggests China’s spy balloon was not ‘intentional,’ hopes to fulfill with Xi

(FOX NEWS) – President Biden on Saturday claimed {that a} Chinese language spy balloon that drifted throughout the U.S. and brought on a serious worldwide incident was “extra embarrassing than it was intentional” by the communist regime.

The president additionally stated he hopes to speak to China’s President Xi Jinping about how the U.S. and Beijing can “get alongside.”

Biden was requested whether or not Secretary of State Antony Blinken can ease tensions with China as a part of his journey to the nation. Biden, in response, raised the problem of the balloon, which flew over the U.S. in February till it was shot down off the coast of South Carolina.

“China has some official difficulties unrelated to the US, and I feel one of many issues that balloon brought on was not a lot that it acquired shot down, however I don’t suppose the management knew the place it was, knew what it was in it and what was happening,” he stated.