British newspaper “The Times” reported today (Saturday) that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a diplomatic boycott of next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics (2022) to protest the human rights situation. in China.
The newspaper claimed it was in there was an “active discussion” in the government and that Secretary of State Liz Truss allegedly supported a boycott.
The Times added that under one option, British ministers would not attend the Games, but the country’s ambassador in China would have done it.
The report said five Conservative Party politicians wrote to Johnson urging him to ban any official British diplomatic representation at the February Winter Olympics.
On Thursday, US President Joe Biden confirmed that the US is also considering a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics.
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