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NYC mayor asks Tokyo governor to support ban on Japan's ivory trade

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ivory products should be band in the whole world !! and why is it just now that NYC mayor talking ?? man some of these people like to show you how mental he is LUL

NYC mayor if you have the balls to say that you should put some rules in China and Africa about those things but its seems that you only talk shiiit and you are useless who want to be famous some how what ds

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Very clever to throw in the Olympics and tarnishing the reputation. Might lessen the knee-jerk reaction of "none of your business" despite Japan helping the poaching of elephants and other animals world-wide by trading in ivory.

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de Blasio really needs to take more of an interest in the city he’s responsible for running. Pedestrian and cyclist deaths are skyrocketing and the subway system is a disgrace. It’s unbelievable that he thinks he deserves to be president.

How is this relevant to an article on Japan's ivory trade? Oh, you just wanted to attack de Blasio. Mission accomplished.

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Japan should follow own customs and ignore that Libacrite

Ah yes! Play the 'custom' card! If you have a barbaric & destructive commercial practice and you need to hide the odium of its shame, rebadge it as a 'custom' or 'tradition'. Those carved tooth trinkets on your mantelpiece are vital to the nation's soul. The elephants must pay! Our custom, our right, their problem.

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So the people saying "hey NYC also isn't perfect" agree with killing an endangered species in order to make trinkets from it body parts? Bizarre logic tbh.

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I completely agree with @yokohamarides. Of the zillion problems and challenges NYC (and their taxpayers) have, having time to even care about someone in Tokyo selling ivory is laughable and stunning.

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WTF! We sell ivory?

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de Blasio really needs to take more of an interest in the city he’s responsible for running. Pedestrian and cyclist deaths are skyrocketing and the subway system is a disgrace. It’s unbelievable that he thinks he deserves to be president.

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Japan should follow own customs and ignore that Libacrite who is running NYC to new lows. Cultural tolerance should be taught to those nit pickers.

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There are shop in ASAKUSABASHI who sell ivory products and supplies openly with only a sign warning tourists not to buy their products . Ivory is still very much sold around Japan !

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