Reception in honor of IOC head Bach in Tokyo overshadowed by protests

Protests against the Summer Olympics continue in Japan. During the reception in honor Head of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach Opponents of the Olympics gathered with placards outside the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo.

According to NHK, people are demanding that Bach protect the lives of the Japanese and cancel the Olympic Games. No information is provided on the number of those present.

In addition to Bach, the reception is attended by the Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, the head of the organizing committee Seiko Hashimoto, and the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike.

The meeting due to the coronavirus epidemic is being held in a truncated format. No food or drinks are offered to guests of the event.

Recall that the Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021.


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