U.S. calls on China to not limit journalists' freedom at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

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Participants transportation the Olympic occurrence from a cauldron astatine the ceremonial to invited the occurrence for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, successful Beijing, China October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

WASHINGTON, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The United States connected Thursday urged China not to restrict entree and question for journalists reporting connected adjacent year's Winter Olympics successful Beijing, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said connected Thursday.

The Foreign Correspondents' Club of China this week said it was acrophobic astir a deficiency of transparency from the games' organizers.

"We impulse PRC officials not to bounds state of question and entree for journalists and to guarantee that they stay harmless and capable to study freely, including astatine the Olympic and the Paralympic Games," Price said astatine a regular property briefing.

Reporting by Simon Lewis Editing by Chris Reese

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