12/17/2013

French President François Hollande will not attend the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, according to a radio interview given by Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Sunday. "There are no plans to attend," Fabius said, although he did not offer an explanation for the decision. German President Joachim Gauck had announced several days earlier that he would be boycotting the games, citing Russia’s anti-LGBT "propaganda" laws.

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