US diplomats to boycott 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

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The US has announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.

The White House said no official delegation would be sent to the games because of concerns about China's human rights record.

But it said US athletes could attend the games and would have the government's full support.

China has previously said it will take "resolute counter-measures" in the event of a boycott.

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