US Congress demanded transfer of Olympics of 2022 from Beijing

Congressmen-Republican Michael McCall with colleagues in the party, as well as representatives of the Democrats, appealed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) demanding to transfer Game 2022 from Beijing. About it reports Texas Tribune.

Politicians believe that the organization violates its principles and damages its own reputation by organizing the Winter Olympiad in the country where the Genocide of Uigurs and other national minorities occurs. In the US Congress, they added that it is impossible to give a chance to China’s leadership to improve the image in the international arena.

On April 7, the United States wanted to discuss the boycott of the upcoming Olympiad in China with their foreign allies and partners. The head of the press service of the State Department of the United States Ned Price said that Washington is considering the idea of ​​a joint boycott of games.

Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing from 4 to 20 February 2022.