Japan PM: Nuclear leaks won’t harm 2020 Olympics
More News from Associated Press
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Japan’s Prime Minister says the country’s nuclear contamination crisis is “under control” and should not affect Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Olympic games.
Shinzo Abe joined Team Japan’s final presentation to the International Olympics Committee before Saturday’s vote between Tokyo, Istanbul and Madrid.
Abe addressed concerns about the Fukishima nuclear plant, saying “let me assure you the situation is under control. It has never done and will never do any damage to Tokyo.”
Japan’s Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda says “vote for Tokyo and you vote for guaranteed delivery.”
Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these chat apps:
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94