Macron Eager To Attend Opening Ceremony Of Tokyo Olympics - Japanese Foreign Ministry
Muhammad Rameez 1 month ago Sun 13th June 2021 | 09:40 AM
TOKYO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 13th June, 2021) French President Emmanuel Macron has met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, reiterating his intention to attend the opening ceremony of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, the Japanese Foreign Ministry informs.
Macron held a bilateral meeting with Suga at the G7 summit in the resort of Carbis Bay in Cornwall, England. According to the Japanese Foreign Ministry, Suga expressed readiness to cooperate in holding the Olympics in Tokyo this year, as well as in organizing the 2024 Games in Paris. Macron said he was looking forward to attending the opening ceremony in Tokyo on July 23.
The Summer Olympics in Tokyo were initially scheduled for 2020 but were postponed in the spring of last year amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Games are currently scheduled to be held this summer, from July 23 until August 8.