Workers deliver equipment to the Olympic Village in Beijing. Photo: AP
Workers deliver equipment to the Olympic Village in Beijing. Photo: AP

Beijing Winter Olympics: China ‘fully understands’ why North Korea will stay away

  • Beijing aware of ‘special reasons’ behind neighbour’s absence, foreign ministry spokesman says
  • North Korea, officially barred from the Games by the IOC, accuses the US and its allies of trying to sabotage the event

Workers deliver equipment to the Olympic Village in Beijing. Photo: AP
Workers deliver equipment to the Olympic Village in Beijing. Photo: AP
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