Taiwan says government officials will boycott Beijing Olympics

26/1/2022 2:06:00 PM

#ICYMI: Taiwan says government officials will boycott Beijing Olympics

ICYMI: Taiwan says government officials will boycott Beijing Olympics

Taiwan has announced it will not send government officials to the Beijing Winter Olympics, calling on China to not use politics to 'interfere' with the two-week event or 'belittle' the island, Reuters reported. In a statement on Tuesday, Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council said its athletes are still slated to compete at the event, adding the island's Olympic committee will lead a delegation to China and will handle matters related to the Games. '...

Tokyo GamesTaiwan has announced it will not send government officials to the Beijing Winter Olympics, calling on China to not use politics to "interfere" with the two-week event or "belittle" the island,Reuters reported.In a statement on Tuesday, Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council said its athletes are still slated to compete at the event, adding the island's Olympic committee will lead a delegation to China and will handle matters related to the Games.

"In addition, considering the limited number of participants and the previous precedent that our side's officials were often absent, no official representatives will be sent," the council said in a statement.According to its Olympic committee, four Taiwanese athletes have already qualified to participate in the Games, Reuters noted.

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