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‘Nazi parallels': South Korea urges IOC to ban Japanese ‘rising sun' flag at 2020 Tokyo Games

8 monthes ago   |   By RT

South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese “rising sun” flag at next year's summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, comparing the symbol with the Nazi swastika.
In a written request addressed to IOC president Thomas Bach, South Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism expressed its concern over Japan's plans to display the flag during the Games despite South Korean protests.
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