Ministers confirm they'll skip 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

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  • Culture Minister Amanda Lind, who also oversees sports issues, and Foreign Minister Ann Linde have said they won't be traveling to Beijing next year for the Winter Olympics.

  • Lind told news agency TT that the Swedish government hasn't yet decided on whether other officials would attend the competition or not.

  • Several countries, like the United States and Canada, are considering a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Olympics.