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The United Kingdom and Canada joined Wednesday the United States and Australia in the " Boycott Diplomatic From the Beijing Games, new setbacks for the Chinese regime accused by the Westerners to tread the human rights, particularly in its Muslim region of the Xinjiang (Northwest). These countries will send many athletes to games but not official officials. " The use of the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada at the stage of the Olympic Games for political manipulation purposes is unpopular and is to issoled oneself ," said before The press the spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Wang Wenbin. " They will inevitably pay the price of this bad blow ," he said, in response to the question of whether Beijing considered specific reprisal measures.

Diplomatic boycott: Biden and US government remain winter games in Beijing

 Diplomatic boycott: Biden and US government remain winter games in Beijing US President Joe Biden will stay away with his government the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing (4 to 20 February). This diplomatic boycott announced the white house on Monday. US athletes are allowed to participate in the competitions. © dpa The Olympic Winter Games will take place from the 4th to 20th February 2022 in Beijing. "The Biden government will not send any diplomats or official representatives to the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2022 in Beijing.

The spokesman claimed that his country had not sent invitations to the countries in question. " that their official representatives come or not, Beijing Winter Games will be a success ," he said. The Olympics are planned from 4 to 20 February, but because of the restrictions imposed by China at the entry of foreigners on behalf of the fight against CVIV-19, few global policymakers should travel to Beijing. With two notable exceptions: Russian President Vladimir Putin, who accepted the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, and the head of the UN, Portuguese Antonio Guterres. " The Secretary-General received an invitation from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to attend the opening of the Winter Games in Beijing and accepted it ," said his Spokesman Stéphane Dujarric.

boycott Beijing Games: London joins Washington and Canberra

 boycott Beijing Games: London joins Washington and Canberra © Eyepress News / Eyepress via AFP Olympic Games, Winter Sports, Beijing, China, U Diplomacy, and not sport. After the United States and the Australia , it is United Kingdom to boycott the Beijing Olympic Winter Games. A boycott called "diplomatic", which represents a new setback for the Chinese regime, accused by Westerners to walk on the rights of man.

For its part, France should send its Minister delegate to Sports, Roxana Maracineanu, said Thursday the Minister of Education and Sports Jean-Michel Blanquer. But the position of Paris on the diplomatic component of the boycott is however not yet definitively decided, later corrected the entourage of the minister. " It must be clear, or we make a complete boycott, we do not send an athlete, or we try to re-engage things and to have a work, a useful action as always at the international ", has Defended President Emmanuel Macron, judging " very small and symbolic " the measure of a diplomatic boycott. Paris first indicated that it " coordinate " with other European Union countries on the attitude to adopt. " We are deeply troubled by the human rights violations of the Chinese government ," said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday at a press conference.

Beijing between anger and contempt

a few hours earlier in London, during the weekly question of Parliament, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that there would be " actually a diplomatic boycott of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing ". The sources of tension are numerous between London and Beijing, between respect for human rights in Xinjiang, declining freedoms in Hong Kong and exclusion from the Chinese Giant Huawei 5G British infrastructure. Before the British and Canadian ads, the US decision caused Beijing's anger, and Canberra's contempt. " Everyone does not know whether they come or not ," Wedween launched Wang Wednesday towards Australia.

Asked about the risk that these cascading decisions picked up on the Olympics, the International Olympic Committee once again invoked its " Neutral " to refrain from commenting on these " purely political decisions ", mainly rejected by the lack of sports boycott. " The integrity of the games is the integrity of sports competitions, which is why our attention is fully focused on athletes ", hammered Wednesday facing the Thomas Bach press, the boss of the instance. According to human rights organizations, at least one million Uyghours and other Turkish-speaking minorities, mainly Muslim, are incarcerated in camps in Xinjiang. China is accused of sterilizing women and to impose forced labor. The United States denounce " genocide " on this subject. Beijing says the camps are actually

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