Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a House of Councillors budget committee session in Tokyo on December 16. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a House of Councillors budget committee session in Tokyo on December 16. Photo: Kyodo

Japan’s PM Fumio Kishida says he has no plans to attend Beijing Winter Olympics 2022

  • Kishida said Japan will make a decision after comprehensively taking into account various issues in consideration of the national interest
  • This appears to be a softer tone than the diplomatic boycott by the US, Canada, Australia and Britain over China’s human rights record

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a House of Councillors budget committee session in Tokyo on December 16. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a House of Councillors budget committee session in Tokyo on December 16. Photo: Kyodo
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