Australia joins diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games

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Reuters

By Renju Jose and Gabriel Crossley SYDNEY/BEIJING (Reuters) – Australia will join the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, as other allies weighed similar moves to protest China’s human rights record. The United States on Monday said its government officials will boycott the Beijing Olympics nL1N2SR0F6 because of China’s human rights “atrocities”, just weeks after talks aimed at easing tense relations between the two superpowers. China said the U.S. will “pay the price” for its decision and warned of “res…

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