The French education minister says his country will not stage any boycott against the Beijing Winter Olympics. France’s foreign minister would like to see a united EU front on a boycott. Photo: EPA-EFE
The French education minister says his country will not stage any boycott against the Beijing Winter Olympics. France’s foreign minister would like to see a united EU front on a boycott. Photo: EPA-EFE

Beijing Winter Olympics: France will not boycott, says minister, but others seek a united EU front

  • On Wednesday, Canada and Britain announced diplomatic boycotts of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, joining the US and Australia
  • Canadian foreign minister says ‘agents’ will be in place in China to ensure the safety of Canadian athletes during the Games in February

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
The French education minister says his country will not stage any boycott against the Beijing Winter Olympics. France’s foreign minister would like to see a united EU front on a boycott. Photo: EPA-EFE
The French education minister says his country will not stage any boycott against the Beijing Winter Olympics. France’s foreign minister would like to see a united EU front on a boycott. Photo: EPA-EFE
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