Tokyo Games an opportunity for even stronger Greece-Japan ties

This coming July, Japan will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. To mark the commencement of this outstanding event, the Olympic Flame was lit on March 12 in Ancient Olympia and the handover ceremony will be held at the Panathenaic Stadium on March 19 in Athens. Over the following four months, the Flame will travel across Japan via the Torch Relay route.

It will complete its journey at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo in July, spreading the spirit of peace as the Flame shines. Japan and Greece should seize this opportunity and make maximum use of this historical event in order to strengthen bilateral relations in various fields, including economic relations.

I fully understand the current coronavirus situation and the anxiety of people all around the world toward this widespread epidemic. However, the International Olympic Committee, together with the Japanese...

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