Ahead of the games China comes out fighting, saying ‘nobody cares’ about Australia

WATCH: Ahead of the games China comes out fighting, saying ‘nobody cares’ about Australia

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8/12/2021 6:15:00 PM

WATCH: Ahead of the games China comes out fighting, saying ‘nobody cares’ about Australia

China accuses Australia of ' political posturing and selfish games' after Canberra announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns . The spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Wang Wenbin slammed Australia for 'blindly following' the US in announcing a boycott.

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China attacks US diplomatic boycott of Winter Games as ‘travesty’ of Olympic spiritBeijing dismisses no-show and says American officials had not been invited in the first place, as other countries consider their positions

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China: no one cares if politicians boycott Olympics'The protagonists of the Beijing Winter Olympics are athletes from various countries, not individual politicians,' Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said during a media briefing in Beijing, 'Those politicians who clamor for boycott, for political self-interest, are showing off and hyping. No one cares whether they come or not.'U.S. President Joe Biden said last month that he was considering such a diplomatic boycott to protest China 's human rights record, including what Washington says is genocide against minority Muslims. The administration has been under pressure from activists and members of Congress to skip the games. Australia 's relationship with China , its largest trading partner, soured after it banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from its 5G broadband network in 2018 and called for an independent investigation into the origins of COVID-19. Beijing responded by imposing tariffs on several Australia n commodities.

China says US will 'pay the price' for diplomatic boycott of OlympicsBEIJING — The United States will have to 'pay a price' for its diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China said on Tuesday (Dec 7), just weeks after talks aimed at easing tense relations between the two sides. How much?

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