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Australia, Canada and Britain join diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

According to insidethegames.biz, which specializes in the Olympic Games, all three countries decided to do so for reasons similar to those of the Americans.

The United States has declared a political boycott of genocide and other crimes against humanity and other human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur province.

Boris Johnson The British Prime Minister added: Does not support sports boycott of athletes.

The Canadian Olympic Committee said in a statement: They are worried about the problems in China, And understand that the Olympics have always played an important role in raising awareness in the world. On the other hand, the organization stressed that athletic boycott only hurts competitors and at the same time does not affect significant changes.

He also confirmed the start of the Australian Athletes Scott Morrison The Prime Minister, his announcement was welcomed by the country’s Olympic body.

Australia is a great sports country, sports and other political issues should be selected individually. These are problems between the two governments

he said.

Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand, Grand Robertson He said his country had already signaled to China in October that for political reasons, no government official would travel to the five-ring Games in February or the Paralympics in March.

Thomas Bach, The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has previously said that his organization is not a super government and that participation in the Olympics and athletics is beyond politics. Bach insisted The IOC will continue to take a politically neutral position and respect the decisions of governments.

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