Czech Foreign Secretary: Politics should boycott the Olympics in Peking

Karel Schwarzenberg, the Foreign Secretary of the Czech Republic appeals to politics to boycott the Olympic Games. After yesterday meeting with his French counterpart Bernard Kouchner, Schwarzenberg invited politicians to boycott initiating of the summer Olympics in Peking.

“I would be happy, if European politicians didn’t go to the Olympics in Peking.” Schwarzenberg stated. He however admitted, it is not the official stance of Czech government: “It is my personal opinion and I am not going to blame my colleagues, if they decide to go to the Olympic Games.” The leader of Czech Government Mirek Topolanek admitted the boycott “is possible”.

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