North Korea has said the deadly Kovid-19 virus is still out of control and will not pose a risk to the safety of its players.
The Tokyo Olympic Games, which were postponed for a year due to the global epidemic Coronavirus, have been hit by this deadly virus. North Korea made it clear on Tuesday that it would not participate in the Olympic Games because of the deadly epidemic. The decision was made during a March 25 meeting of the National Olympic Committee, according to the North Korean sports ministry’s website. Members believed that the safety of the players was paramount in the Corona epidemic. Read more – North Korea tests ballistic missiles, Japan says threat to peace and security in the region
Following North Korea’s decision, South Korea’s unification ministry on Tuesday expressed regret over the decision, saying it hoped the Tokyo Olympics would prove to be a means of developing mutual relations between the two Koreas. Read more – The wife of dictator Kim Jong Un is pictured, missing for a year
Japan’s Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa told reporters he was still awaiting confirmation and could not immediately comment. The Olympic Committee of Japan has said that North Korea has not yet announced that it will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics. Read more – Kim Jong Un’s brutal decision: Kim Jong Un’s brutality revealed, citizens give bullets if he violates Corona’s rules
North Korea sent 22 athletes to the 2018 South Korean Winter Olympics. Apart from government officials, artists and journalists, the women’s ‘cheering group’ had 230 members. In these games North and South Korea have marched below the blue map as a symbol of the unified Korean Peninsula.
Earlier, the games will be held in 2020 in Tokyo. However, due to the outbreak of the virus, the games had to be postponed for a year. This year, these games will be held from 23 July 2021 to 8 August 2021.