Japan aims to introduce vaccine passports by late July -govt spokesman

Japan's new Chief of Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato announces new cabinet members at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, September 16, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

TOKYO, June 17 (Reuters) - Japan aims to introduce vaccine passports by around late July, the country's top government spokesman said on Thursday.

"We want to start around that time once overall preparations are made," Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told reporters.

Reporting by Daniel Leussink

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