BEIJING - The United States get taken by China seized 'underwater drone may be back soon. The Chinese state newspaper the Global Times Saturday quoted an anonymous source who stated that the issue is expected to be smoothly resolved ' ''.
The unmanned American dive boat was intercepted Thursday by the Chinese navy. That happened in international waters of the South China Sea where the drone was reportedly used for oceanographic research.
The US called on China to return Friday to the device. ' It's ours. It is clear that it is ours and we want it back, '' said a Pentagon spokesman. ' And we want such a thing does not happen again. ''