Japan expects G7 members to support Olympics, Japan says


A woman walks outside the security fence of Olympic Stadium (National Stadium) built for Tokyo Olympic Games, that have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan June 11, 2021. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

June 11, 2021

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) – Japan’s expectation is that other G7 leaders will share Tokyo’s determination that the Olympic Games go ahead as planned, the Japanese delegation to the G7 said on Friday.

“It is Japan’s expectation that the other members of the G7 countries share the idea of Japan,” a delegation official said in English. “It is quite encouraging for us for the G7 countries to support the efforts of Japan on this occasion as well.”

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Kate Holton)

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