British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday gave the Tokyo Olympics a present of public help at a gathering with Japan’s Yoshihide Suga and welcomed efforts to make sure the Video games can happen safely.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games, which have been postponed final yr because of the world unfold of the, is scheduled to begin on July 23.
At a gathering with Suga on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit within the British seaside resort of Carbis Bay, Johnson agreed to work collectively on a variety of points from commerce and expertise to defence and local weather.
“The prime minister expressed his help for the Tokyo Olympics, and welcomed Japanese efforts to make sure the Video games can happen safely,” a Downing Road spokesperson stated after the assembly.
The Japanese authorities and Olympic organisers have stated the Video games will go forward – barring “Armageddon”, as one Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) member put it.
Tokyo 2020 can be “grateful” if G7 international locations may help the Summer season Video games going forward as deliberate, Tokyo 2020 organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto stated on Friday.