Faced with China’s treatment of Uighurs, some associations and Republican politicians have called on the United States to boycott it.
The White House shortened its guess on April 7 (Wednesday), guessing that it will boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics (OG) next year to ensure that at this stage, there is no consultation between the United States of America and its allies on this issue.
“We have not had discussions, nor have we discussed any boycotts with allies and partners”White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki (Jen Psaki) said.
The emotional sign in the sports world is that the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) reiterated through the voice of its chairman Susanne Lyons on Wednesday that it opposed the boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics in February 2022, especially in the defense of human rights. association.
“For our athletes, the only dream is to represent the United States of America”, MI USOPC Chairman Lyons (Lyons) held a meeting in Tokyo at the opening ceremony of the meeting with media dedicated to athletes eligible for the 2020 Summer Olympics. “We don’t think that young athletes belonging to the US team should be used as pawns in the political field.”, She insisted.
“Of course we don’t want to underestimate the human rights situation in China”, Assures the patrons of American sports, “But the United States has several tools to respond constructively to these issues, and we believe these issues must be dealt with by government officials.”.