This may be done as a protest against China’s human rights actions.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Beijing in 2022 in protest against China’s human rights actions. This was reported on Saturday by The Times newspaper.
According to her, there is an “active discussion” in the government about whether the UK should follow the example of the United States, which previously announced a possible diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Olympics on its part. According to the publication, British Foreign Minister Elizabeth Truss supports this idea.
The XXIV Winter Olympic Games will be held in Beijing from February 4 to 20, 2022, and the Paralympic Games – from March 4 to March 13.
As The Washington Post reported on November 16, the U.S. administration plans to arrange a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics, which provides for the refusal to send officials to the celebrations on the occasion of these competitions.
A final decision on this matter has not yet been made in Washington. However, Biden, according to the Washington Post, has already been given recommendations on a boycott, with which he intends to agree. This decision of the president is expected, according to the publication, by the end of this month.