China criticises US diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics – BBC News

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China has condemned a planned US diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and threatened to retaliate.

Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said China would take “resolute counter-measures”, but did not give further details.

On Monday, the US said it would not send diplomats to Beijing over concerns about China’s human rights record.

It added that US athletes could go and would have full government support.

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