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「ST」は紙名を新たに「Alpha」として2018年6月29日より新創刊しました。 Alpha以降の英文記事はこちら

National News

Inose apologizes for slurring Muslims


Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose on April 30 apologized for comments seen as critical of Islamic countries in a recent New York Times article concerning Tokyo's 2020 bid for the Summer Olympics.

The comments were taken by many as a jab at rival Istanbul, which hopes to become the first Muslim city to host the games.

"I think they were inappropriate. ... I apologize to the people in the Muslim world as the comments could lead to misunderstandings among Islamic people," Inose said, reversing a previous statement in which he insisted he was taken out of context. (The Japan Times)



The Japan Times ST: May 10, 2013


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