Japan’s new PM determined to host Olympic Games .

Japan is “determined” to host the postponed Olympic Games in 2021 despite the coronavirus pandemic, its new leader has said.

Yoshihide Suga told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday that the games would be proof humanity had beaten the coronavirus.

“In the summer of next year, Japan is determined to host the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games as proof that humanity has defeated the pandemic,” he said in his first international address since taking office last week.

“I will continue to spare no effort in order to welcome you to Games that are safe and secure.”

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