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US backs down after China’s angry response to Olympic boycott threat – NEWS.com.au

US backs down after China’s angry response to Olympic boycott threat

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The White House said it is not in talks with its allies over a joint boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, amid Western concerns over Chinese human rights violations in Xinjiang and Hong Kong.Concerns over a possible multi-country snub of the 2022 Winter Games rose after a US State Department official said earlier in the week that Washington wished to discuss such a move.
But after an angry pushback from China and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC), the White House said…

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