The stance would mirror that at the World Cup in Russia 2018 two months after the Novichok gas attack in Salisbury.
A senior minister said: “Awkward conversations are having to be had about it.”
On Tuesday night a government source insisted that no decision had yet been made.
However ex-Cabinet minister Iain Duncan Smith urged the Government to lobby the International Olympic Committee to change the venue.
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