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EU support Tokyo Olympics as a symbol of unity in the face of the pandemic

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The European Union on Thursday expressed its support for the “safe” celebration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer in Tokyo, in a statement signed together with Japan in which they identify this sporting event with an international “symbol of unity” in front of the coronavirus.

“We support the holding of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games safely this summer as a symbol of global unity. to defeat Covid-19,” says the text agreed upon by the two parties during a bilateral summit held by videoconference due to the pandemic restrictions.

The Presidents of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the European Council, Charles Michel, met for about an hour with the Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga, to address the bilateral relations, the shared interest in multilateralism, the struggle against climate change and foreign policy issues.

In a subsequent press conference from Brussels, Von der Leyen and Michel reiterated their support for holding a “safe” competition and indicated that the Japanese leader had conveyed to them the commitment of the country’s authorities to take all necessary precautionary measures in times of pandemic.

“It is not for us to comment further,” said Michel to avoid commenting on the slow pace of the vaccination campaign in Japan, a country that maintains severe restrictions due to the health emergency situation just two months after the opening of the Olympic Games.

Von der Leyen, for his part, evoked that the European Union has so far given permission to export to Japan at least 100 million doses of vaccines, which in his opinion is another proof of the bloc’s support for holding the games. in total safety.

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