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Letter from Hirose Takashi, journalist, to all the athletes who dream of coming to toyko in 2020, by Hirose Takashi

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Japan's Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, promoting Tokyo as the site for the 2020 Summer Olympics, said to the International Olympic Committee: 'Some may have concerns about Fukushima. Let me assure you, the situation is under control. It has never done and will never do any damage to Tokyo.' [...] To [journalist Hirose Takashi], Abe's words were a bald-faced lie. And he decided to make this lie known to the world, especially the world of sports. He has written A Letter to All Young Athletes Who Dream of Coming to Tokyo in 2020, and to Their Coaches and Parents: Some Facts You Should Know.

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