US spy agency tweets China 'classy as always,' apologizes
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The Twitter account of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) tweeted out a criticism of China before quickly deleting it Saturday, calling it a mistake. 


"Classy as always China," the tweet read, linking to a New York Times article about a confrontation between a White House aide and a Chinese official on an airport tarmac in China. 

The DIA, a spy agency within the Pentagon, deleted the tweet quickly, issuing an apology. 

"Earlier today, a tweet regarding a news article was mistakenly posted from this account & does not represent the views of DIA. We apologize."