16/05/2022

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U.S. Plans Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration won’t send U.S. officials to attend the coming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, the White House said, deciding instead to hold a diplomatic boycott that drew immediate criticism from China.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki cited China’s determined suppression of a Muslim minority group and other human-rights abuses in announcing Monday the administration’s decision to forgo any diplomatic or other official U.S. representation at the Beijing Games.

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