US says looking to coordinate participation in Beijing Olympics with allies


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Comments Print Email Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp The United States on Tuesday (6 April) said that it is looking to discuss with partners and allies how to proceed with participation in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in a coordinated way, amid growing calls for a boycott of the Games over China’s human rights record. In a briefing, State Department spokesman Ned Price repeated Washington’s concerns over Beijing’s human rights violations, particularly its persecution of Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang region, which the United States deems a genocide. Asked if the United States was discussing with allies whether or not to...