Mar 23, 2020
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: Cancelling Tokyo games is not an option
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that postponing the Tokyo Olympic Games may become an option if holding the event in "complete form" became impossible. Abe also told parliament that cancelling the Games was not an option.
- Japan PM Abe: Will request all travellers from US, including Japanese citizens, to be quarantined for 14 days, avoid using public transportation.
- Japan PM Abe: Will make formal decision on this at meeting later today.
- If hosting Tokyo Olympics incomplete form is impossible, may have to postpone games.
- Japan PM Abe: Cancelling Tokyo games is not an option.