“No plans to participate in the Beijing Olympics”: Janese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida

“No plans to participate in the Beijing Olympics”: Janese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida


Jan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida confirmed on Thursday that he would not attend the Beijing Olympics in February.

His comments in parliament came after the US launched a diplomatic boycott of the Games in response to mounting criticism of China’s human rights record, a decision adopted by other nations such as Australia and the UK.

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Jan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida confirmed on Thursday that he would not attend the Beijing Olympics in February.

His comments in parliament came after the US launched a diplomatic boycott of the Games in response to mounting criticism of China’s human rights record, a decision adopted by other nations such as Australia and the UK.

The question of whether Jan will send senior officials to the Winter Olympics in February has re-emerged after the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom announced that their officials would not be attending the Games.

According to Kishida, after carefully weighing numerous concerns, Jan would make a decision in the national interest.

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The boycotts were described by China as “political behavior” and a smear campaign.

Kishida made the remark in the House of Representatives.

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Jan, a key US ally, is concerned about what he sees as escalating Chinese threats.

But as a production location and buyer of its cars and other products, it is economically dependent on its neighbors.

Senior Janese government officials are likely to miss the games, according to the Yomiuri newspaper, although government officials said nothing has been finalized as of yet.

(With contributions from agencies)

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