Kosovo backs US, boycotts Beijing Winter Olympics
The President of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani has decided to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, which will be held in Beijing. Her advisor Bekim Kupina, stated for the media in Pristina that due to human rights violations by the Chinese authorities, Osmani will join the diplomatic boycott of the Olympic Games in Beijing, after the US and other countries.
"President Osmani supports the US decision on a diplomatic boycott of China. "Like her counterparts from the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, President Osmani, due to human rights violations by the Chinese authorities, will boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics," said Bekim Kupina.
Kupina stressed that this diplomatic boycott means that the competing teams will participate in the Games, but the President of Kosovo will boycott all official ceremonies and activities for the heads of delegations during the Olympic Games in Beijing.