Taiwan will not take part in Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, government says - National | Globalnews.ca

2022-01-29 8:51:00 AM

The Taiwanese government, which has said no officials will go, has now decided its athletes will be at neither the opening nor closing ceremonies.

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The Beijing Games are happening at a time of heightened tensions between China and Taiwan , including repeated Chinese military activity near the island.

The Taiwan ese government, which has said no officials will go, has now decided its athletes will be at neither the opening nor closing ceremonies.

Canadian researchers find security flaws in Chinese government’s MY2022 Olympic app – Jan 18, 2022Athletes will need to get over their jet lag and get used to the venues, the administration added.“Based on the protection of the athletes, high-standard pandemic prevention and control measures have been adopted to prevent any risk of infection; to accumulate combat strength, our delegation will not participate in the opening ceremony.”

Because the team is small, they will not wait around after their events are over and will go home, meaning on the day of the closing ceremony most will already have left, and they will not be there, it said.Story continues below advertisementThe Beijing Games are happening at a time of heightened tensions between China and Taiwan, including repeated Chinese military activity near the island.

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“Based on the protection of the athletes, high-standard pandemic prevention and control measures have been adopted to prevent any risk of infection; to accumulate combat strength, our delegation will not participate in the opening ceremony.” Because the team is small, they will not wait around after their events are over and will go home, meaning on the day of the closing ceremony most will already have left, and they will not be there, it said. In both situations the Americans have historic political and legal obligations to provide assistance should Russia or China decide on an actual military invasion. Story continues below advertisement The Beijing Games are happening at a time of heightened tensions between China and Taiwan, including repeated Chinese military activity near the island.S. Read more: Beijing increases limits on movement within city due to COVID-19 as Olympics approach Taiwan competes in most sporting events, including the Olympics, as “Chinese Taipei” at the insistence of Beijing, which sees democratically governed Taiwan as part of “one China. In the meantime, the United States, along with several allies, has countered the threats with words and actions illustrating the consequences of invasions.” On Wednesday, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office referred to Taiwan’s team as being from “China, Taipei,” rather than the official terminology of “Chinese Taipei.

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