Chinese President Xi declares Winter Paralympics open

This handout photo taken and received from the OIS/IOC on March 4, 2022 shows China's President Xi Jinping waving during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games at the National Stadium in Beijing. (Photo: AFP)
The Beijing Winter Paralympics were opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, after a storm of controversy over the exclusion of Russian and Belarusian athletes who have been banned due to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.اضافة اعلان

Xi officially declared the Games open during a ceremony at the "Bird's Nest" stadium in the Chinese capital.

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