US decides to boycott Winter Olympics in Beijing, - official

Source : 112 Ukraine

Chinese government endorses genocide and crimes against humankind in Xinjiang, as well as otehr acts of human rights abuse
22:38, 6 December 2021

Jen Psaki
Open source

The United States made the decision to boycott the Olympics in Beijing. Jen Psaki, the press secretary of the White House said so during the briefing on December 6.

“The Biden administration will not send any diplomatic or official representation to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games, given the PRC’s ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang and other human rights abuses,” the official stated.

According to her, Washington will support the US athletes who come to participate in the Olympics. 

Related: International Olympic Committee rules out North Korea for 2022

The diplomatic kind of boycott means that the official delegations will be absent at the Games; the US athletes, however, will perform.

As is known, the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing will take place in February 2020.

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