David Cameron said he believes it would be "better to challenge prejudice as we attend, rather than boycotting the Winter Olympics" in Russia.
In response to a letter Stephen Fry wrote urging him to back the boycott, the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter:
1/2 Thank you for your note @stephenfry. I share your deep concern about the abuse of gay people in Russia...
2/2 @stephenfry However, I believe we can better challenge prejudice as we attend, rather than boycotting the Winter Olympics. DC
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