(ANSA) – ROME, 02 FEB – The president of the IOC, Thomas Bach, was the first to put his signature on the mural of the Olympic truce that stands at the entrance to the Village in Beijing, launching together an appeal “to all leaders world politicians to commit themselves to respect this truce “.
Then addressing the athletes, Bach urged them “to leave your signature on the mural to show your commitment to this mission of peace of the Olympic Games”, an invitation immediately accepted by many of them “In the coming days – continued n. 1 of the IOC – you will compete against each other, but at the same time you will live together peacefully and respectfully under the same roof, in the Olympic Village. In this way, you will show what the world can be like if we all respected the same rules and respected each other. each other”.
The mural, called “Light of Peace”, is located at the entrance to the Village and recalls the shapes of traditional Chinese lanterns that symbolize light, peace and union. (HANDLE).