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China warns Washington not to boycott Winter Olympics

9 days ago   |   By New York Post

BEIJING - China's government warned Washington on Wednesday not to boycott next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint approach to complaints of human rights abuses. A Foreign Ministry spokesperson rejected accusations of abuses against ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region. He warned of an unspecified...
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China warns of ‘robust response' to any Olympics boycott after US stirs talk of skipping 2022 Beijing Games

China warns of ‘robust response' to any Olympics boycott after US stirs talk of skipping 2022 Beijing Games

9 days ago   |   By RT

China has fired back at the US after the Biden administration suggested it was mulling a potential boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing over alleged human rights abuses.
Speaking on Tuesday, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said a boycott was “something that we certainly wish to discuss” and that the US would coordinate with its “allies and partners” over any potential action for the winter sporting showpiece.
The State Department later appeared to backtrack on that stance, however, sending a statement to US media outlets which claimed : “Our position on the 2022 Olympics...
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