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Yoshirō Mori (born 14 July 1937) is a Japanese politician who served as the 85th and 86th Prime Minister of Japan between 5 April 2000 and 26 April 2001. He is currently President of the Japan Rugby Football Union as well as the Japan-Korea Parliamentarians' Union. In 2014, he was appointed to head the organizing committee for the 2020 Summer Olympics.
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- When I was greeting farmers from my car, they all went into their homes. I felt like I had AIDS.
- As quoted in "Profile: Yoshiro Mori" (20 November 2000), BBC News, United Kingdom: British Broadcasting Corporation.
- A nation of deities with the Emperor at its center.
- As quoted in "Japanese PM sparks holy row" (16 May 2000), BBC News, United Kingdom: British Broadcasting Corporation.
- Ensure Japan's security and defend the kokutai.
- As quoted in "Mori's Remarks Again Draw Criticism" (5 June 2000), Associated Press.
- Why does everybody not sing a national anthem all together? The player who cannot sing a national anthem is not a Japanese representative.
- As quoted in 森氏「どうして国歌歌わない」五輪壮行会で苦言 (in Japanese) (3 July 2016),Kyodo news.