Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the United States is aiming at disrupting the Beijing Olympics spoke about the desire of the United States to arrange a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. She stated this during a briefing, according to a Lenta.ru correspondent.
Zakharova noted that she opposes the politicization of the Olympics, since sport should be separated from politics. “The US is taking actions aimed at disrupting the Games in those countries that the US is trying to put pressure on. Those who refuse to listen to Washington's commands, “she said, adding that China will hold the Olympics at the proper level.
On November 16, The Washington Post reported that the US presidential administration intends to declare a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics … According to the newspaper, the technical solution has not yet been finalized, but the American leader was given appropriate recommendations. Administration sources said he would host them before the end of the month.
The Beijing Games will be held from 4 to 20 February 2022.