Australia To Join US In Olympics Diplomatic Boycott

Yahoo Sports reports:

Australia’s federal government has confirmed that it’s set to follow the USA’s lead by joining a diplomatic boycott of next year’s Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

The move comes after China issued a stern warning to America that it would “pay the price” for the decision not to send any government officials to Winter Games Beijing, in protest against China’s human rights record.

Australia’s federal MPs on Tuesday urged the government to follow the USA’s lead, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison [photo] confirming on Wednesday that it was standing with America in taking action against China.

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