WASHINGTON ?- President Joe Bidens Thursday remarks on the puzzling spate of aerial objects shot down over North America were aimed at clearing up a risky confusion among Americans and may help to slightly ease tensions between the United States and China, said experts.

The Presidents comments came ahead of a chance this weekend for US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinas top diplomat Wang Yi to meet, on the sidelines of a regional security forum in Europe that both are scheduled to attend.

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