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Plan for Emperor to attend Olympics opening ceremony not yet finalized 

  • July 10, 2021
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Saturday’s Sankei wrote that when asked by a reporter at a press briefing on Friday whether the Emperor will attend the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on July 23, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said that although the Olympic Charter stipulates that the host country’s head of state proclaims the opening of the Games, arrangements for the Emperor’s attendance have not yet been finalized.  

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