Web
Analytics

China Warns of ‘Robust’ Response If US Boycotts Winter Olympics

The Chinese Communist Party never threatened President Trump. President Trump was treated with respect by the CCP, because they knew damn well that President Trump would not be intimidated by their bullying. Sadly, those days are long gone. Today the CCP is totally dominating the Biden Administration. And it’s terrifying.

Quick note: Tech giants are snuffing us out. You know this. Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Adsense permenently banned us. Facebook, Twitter, Google search et al have shadowbanned, suspended and deleted us from your news feeds. They are disappearing us. But we are here. Help us fight. Subscribe to Geller Report newsletter here — it’s free and it’s critical NOW more than ever. Share our posts on social and with your email contacts.

China warns of ‘robust’ response if US boycotts Winter Olympics

By The Hill, April 8, 2021

Chinese officials on Wednesday sharply condemned a potential U.S. boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing after U.S. officials denied that such a plan was being considered.

The Associated Press reported that Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters that the U.S. should not politicize the Olympics and warned of a “robust Chinese response” should the U.S. go through with a boycott.

“The politicization of sports will damage the spirit of the Olympic Charter and the interests of athletes from all countries,” said Zhao. “The international community including the U.S. Olympic Committee will not accept it.”

His comments come a day after a senior State Department official rejected the idea that the Biden administration was discussing a joint international boycott of the games with leaders of allied nations, while stating that U.S. plans to attend the games had “not changed.”

“We have not discussed and are not discussing any joint boycott with allies and partners,” the official said in a statement to The Hill.

That clarification followed statements from State Department spokesman Ned Price, who appeared to indicate that the U.S. was interested in such discussions.

“Well, it is something that we certainly wish to discuss and that it is certainly something that we understand that a coordinated approach will be not only in our interests but also in the interests of our allies and partners. So this is one of the issues that is on the agenda both now and going forward, and when we have something to announce, we will be sure to do that,” Price said earlier Tuesday at a daily press briefing.

Washington and Beijing have been at odds for years over trade issues that the Trump administration sought to resolve by levying tariffs on billions of dollars of imports from China. The Biden administration has largely declined to reverse those tariffs and has also moved forward with sanctions against top Chinese officials over the treatment of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.

 

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute here.

or

Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Pin It on Pinterest