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

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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