The diplomatic boycott of the Olympics means that representatives of the US government will not go to the Olympics, but players from the United States will appear there – the station explains.

China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian quoted Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian on Monday that if the United States boycotted the diplomatic Olympics in Beijing, China would take retaliatory measures, Kyodo News reported.

President Joe Biden said last month that he was considering making such a decision, among other things in favor of such a move, among other things House anchor Nancy Pelosi tells CNN. He adds that the purpose of the US boycott will be to protest China’s human rights abuses.

The governments of Britain and Canada are also considering a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics; The Australian authorities had said earlier that they would not send representatives to Beijing, but that they may decide to officially boycott due to the American example, the Australian newspaper “The Edge” wrote on Monday.

The Australian newspaper reports that the only world leader who has personally confirmed his participation in the Beijing Olympics so far is Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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