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Japan's long-awaited reopening: First tourists allowed to visit since 2020

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Japan was one of the last countries in the world to keep its borders shut to foreign tourists because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but that is slowly changing. The government is cautiously taking steps to revive tourism. But in a crucial election year and with the border restrictions popular among voters, it's a tricky balancing act for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. We speak to Professor Seijiro Takeshita from the University of Shizuoka.

Added on the 06/06/2022 17:45:00 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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