Prime Minister Suga, who is visiting the United Kingdom, met with French President Emmanuel Macron and expressed his desire to collaborate with the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics for the success of the Paris Games three years later. He conveyed his support for holding the Tokyo Games.
Prime Minister Suga, who is visiting the United Kingdom, met with French President Emmanuel Macron for about 30 minutes after a series of discussions on the second day of the G7 summit.
In this, Prime Minister Suga welcomed President Emmanuel Macron's intention to attend the opening ceremony next month over the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, and then the Tokyo Games and the Paris Games three years later. He expressed his desire to work together for the success of both parties.
In response, President Macron supported the Tokyo Games and said, "I am looking forward to attending the opening ceremony."
Prime Minister Suga also welcomed France's increased involvement in the Indo-Pacific region, including the dispatch of ships, and expressed its desire to strengthen cooperation, while President Macron said India. He responded that he would like to continue working closely with Japan in the Pacific region.
Furthermore, the two leaders agreed to promote cooperation in advanced technologies including the green field, and confirmed that they would continue to cooperate in the regional situation including North Korea.