Monday, January 17

China calls US boycott of Beijing Olympics “ideological bias”

China on Tuesday denounced the “ideological bias” and “harmful intentions” of the United States, following the country’s decision to apply a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics in February.

“The attempt by the United States to interfere in the Winter Olympics due to its ideological prejudice, based on lies and rumors, only reveals its harmful intentions,” said the spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Zhao Lijian, hours later. that Washington announced its decision, due to human rights violations by China.