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Japan to start accepting tourists on June 10: Kishida

Prime minister calls for 'new international order originating from Asia'

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks during a Future of Asia banquet on May 26. (Photo by Suzu Takahashi) 

TOKYO -- Japan will reopen its borders to international tourists on June 10, starting with tour groups, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced on Thursday.

Speaking at a Future of Asia dinner party, part of a conference organized by Nikkei in Tokyo, Kishida said, "We will resume accepting tourists on escorted package tours on June 10."

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