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The United States and the United Kingdom are considering a diplomatic boycott

The United States will not send official delegates to the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in China in February. The background to the allegations of human rights violations in the People’s Republic. On Thursday, US President Joe Biden described the Beijing Games as a possible diplomatic boycott. Met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Human rights activists and members of Congress from both parties have called for such a boycott of the US government. It is customary for governments to send high-level delegations to embassy officials for the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games. The Beijing Winter Games will be held from February 4 to 20.

The United States has accused China of committing genocide in the Muslim-majority province of Xinjiang. The government in Beijing denies this. Most recently, Biden held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping as part of a video summit. As for the United States, it is generally about human rights.

Britain is also thinking about this

After the United States, Great Britain is now considering diplomatically boycotting the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. The Times reported on Saturday. The government is currently debating whether British ambassadors should go to China for the Games, which will be held in February. The boycott was backed by Foreign Minister Liz Truss.

According to the report, five Conservative politicians have called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend Britain’s diplomatic representation at the Winter Olympics in February.