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Britain backs Japan’s hosting of Olympics, as panel meets to pick new Games chief

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in phone talks with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Tuesday said his country would fully support Japan’s efforts to host the postponed Olympics and Paralympics this summer amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said.Suga said Japan wants cooperation from other members of the Group of Seven industrialised nations, the ministry said. Britain holds this year’s presidency of the group, which will stage a virtual summit on Friday, also…

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