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British leader tells Suga he supports Tokyo Olympics

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a bilateral meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga as he chairs the G-7 Leaders Summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on June 11. (Photo courtesy of Downing 10)

CORNWALL, U.K. -- In his first in-person bilateral meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed support for the Tokyo Games, which is struggling with low public support in the host country.

Following the meeting on Friday, Johnson's office said, "The Prime Minister expressed his support for the Tokyo Olympics, and welcomed Japanese efforts to ensure the Games can take place safely."

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