Japan's OLYMPICS minister Seiko Hashimoto, rejects all consideration of to cancel or postpone the OLYMPICS in Tokyo 2020.
the Announcement comes after the president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, said Thursday that he should consider postponing the games one year because of the outbreak of the coronavirus.
- I am aware of the president Trumps remarks. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) and the 2020 organizers are considering not to cancel or postpone games, says OLYMPICS minister at a press conference.
the Organizers are working so continue with the preparations on that OL 'safely and securely' held in Tokyo this summer as planned.
this was stated by The organizers on the night of Friday Danish time, write the japanese statsmedie NHK.
Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, called for Trump after the president's comments about the OLYMPICS, to discuss the pandemic. This was stated by the government sources to the japanese media.
It is clear, however, is not whether the Monkey that Trumps comments on the OLYMPICS in the call.
Japan has tried to put a damper on speculation about whether the OLYMPICS can be cancelled or postponed. The speculation is taken as the number of infected with the coronavirus has increased the world over.
on Thursday called Tokyo's governor, Yuriko Koike, it 'unthinkable' to the outbreak of the corona virus will have implications for the OLYMPICS.
the Preparations for the OLYMPICS cost Japan at least $ 12 billion, which is equivalent to more than 50 billion Danish kroner.
- Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 (OLYMPICS, red.) want to continue the preparations in order to be able to hold the games safely and securely to July, says the organizers for NHK on the night of Friday Danish time.
It added that the organizers follow and assess the development of virusudbruddet in cooperation with The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and The International Paraolympiske Committee (IPC).