The director of the Olympic opening ceremony was fired for commenting on the Holocaust

The director of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games was fired for his previous comments about the Holocaust.

According to News i and quoted by Reuters, the organizers on Thursday dismissed Kobayashi, the director of the Olympic opening ceremony regarding the Holocaust, following a news report about the past remarks.

Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto said in a briefing that Contaro Kobayashi had been fired for past remarks that mocked a catastrophe.

Japanese media also reported that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be absent from the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, which will be held tomorrow, Friday.

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