• China Winter Olympics Boycott Calls Are “Premature” Says Sec'y Of State

    26 days ago - By Deadline

    Secretary of State Antony Blinken danced around the notion of a 2022 China Winter Olympic boycott Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press, calling such talk “premature.” The next Winter Olympics are slated for February 2022 in Beijing. Earlier this week, a spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry warned of an unspecified “robust Chinese response” to a...
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  • Sec. of State Blinken Says Talk of Boycotting 2022 Beijing Olympics Is ‘Premature'

    26 days ago - By Mediaite

    Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Meet the Press Sunday that talk of the U.S. boycotting the 2022 Beijing Olympics is “premature” right now.
    Last week, comments from a State Department spokesperson suggested the U.S. would be considering a boycott, but the Biden administration clarified that is not on the table right now.
    There have been calls for the U.S. to boycott the Olympics over the repression of Uyghur Muslims in China.
    Chuck Todd spoke with Blinken about China on Sunday, addressing both the Covid-19 pandemic and Blinken's comments saying China is engaging in genocide. A...
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