• Kyodo


Fukushima Gov. Masao Uchibori on Tuesday told the Tokyo Metropolitan Government that the Tohoku prefecture hopes to host some of the preliminary events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to showcase its recovery from the 2011 nuclear accident.

“We need to set a goal so that we can show how much Fukushima has recovered” from the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident, Uchibori told reporters after holding talks with Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe.

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