US Announced Diplomatic Boycott Of Beijing Olympics

In response to human rights violations committed by the Chinese Communist Party, the Former Vice President Biden administration an official diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

Making the announcement, Jen Psaki said “The Biden administration will not send any diplomatic or official representation to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games, given the PRC’s ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity.”

Before the decision was announced, Axios reported “before the boycott had been announced, the CCP and state media organizations had claimed that the Biden administration was politicizing the sporting event.”

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said, “Without being invited, American politicians keep hyping the so-called diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympic, which is purely wishful thinking and grandstanding. If the U.S. side is bent on going its own way, China will take firm countermeasures.”