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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach praises Tokyo 2020’s determination and commitment to safe Olympic Games next summer after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Suga for the first time.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has praised the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee for their determination and commitment to host the Olympic Games next summer.

President Bach was speaking on his first visit to the Japanese capital since the decision in March to postpone the Games until July 2021 because of the global Covid-19 pandemic. 

The IOC President met for the first time with new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at his official residence, the Kantei. Prime Minister Suga reaffirmed his commitment to deliver a safe Olympic Games.

 

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