Accuracy in Media

WASHINGTON — China, still smarting over a territorial dispute with Japan, finally extended congratulations to Japan for winning the 2020 Olympics bid.

tokyo olympics 2020Reuters reported that Tokyo won the bid over Istanbul, Turkey and Madrid, Spain in the final round of voting.

The Chinese government is increasingly hostile toward Japan and initially said it will not congratulate their chief regional rival over winning the bid. But, China extended a rather cold congratulations after all.

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