Mr Yoshiro Mori ‘I’m so sorry, I apologize from the bottom of my heart’ Tokyo District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Department acknowledges hearing from witnesses in corruption cases surrounding the Tokyo Olympics : Tokyo Shimbun TOKYO Web

Former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori, who chaired the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee halfway through, responded to an interview with this newspaper on the 9th by saying: “As an official at the time, I’m really sorry for this problem. I’m really sorry for hurting a lot of people, the hard-working staff, especially the players, and I want to apologize from the bottom of my heart.”

Mr. Yoshiro Mori

Mr. Yoshiro Mori

After admitting to being voluntarily questioned by the Tokyo District Procuratorate as a witness, he said, “I told you that I wanted to hear the prosecution’s opinion. I think I should cooperate as much as possible.” .

Mr. Mori served as chairman of the bid committee for the Tokyo Olympics, and in January 2014 he became chairman of the organizing committee. He resigned in February 2021. (Yutaka Tashima)

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