Beijing Biden: State Department Backs Off Beijing Olympics Boycott


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Whatsapp Print Mail The State Department backed off reports that it was considering a joint boycott of the 2022 Olympic Games, which are set to take place in Beijing, China. The U.S. is not currently discussing a joint boycott of the 2022 Olympics in China with allies, an unnamed State Department official told Politico late Tuesday. Media outlets reported that the U.S. was in talks with allies to boycott the Beijing Olympics over the Chinese government’s alleged abuses and unjust imprisonment of Uyghur Muslims. “Our position on the 2022 Olympics has not changed,” the State Department official said, according to...