US President Joe Biden said that our army is being modernized to prevent aggression. We are in a very strong position in terms of competition.
Amidst the ongoing dispute over the spy balloon, towards China America America’s attitude has softened. US President Joe Biden has said on Wednesday that we do not want a dispute with China but want competition. Although Biden has definitely said that if China poses a threat to the sovereignty of America, steps will be taken in self-defense.
US President Biden said in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, I am committed to working with China where it can advance American interests and benefit the world. Leave no doubt though, we made it clear last week that if China threatens our sovereignty, we will act to defend our country.
America shot down a spy balloon
In fact, the US military shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon over the Atlantic Ocean last week. Reacting strongly to this action, China said on Tuesday that it will firmly defend its legitimate rights and interests in this matter. Biden’s statement this time revolved around unity. He said that autocracy has reduced in his two years of administration.
Biden mentioned China many times
US President Joe Biden named China several times during his address. He said that before he took over as President, the story was about how China was increasing its power and America was lagging behind in the world. It is not so now, he said. I have made it clear to President Xi Jinping that we want competition, not conflict.