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Will Ripley+ Your Authors @willripleyCNN CNN correspondent. Covering #coronavirus pandemic in Asia. #JoyFightsFear RT not endorsement. Instagram: @willripleycnn www.facebook.com/willripleynews Mar. 18, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

#breaking Even if Japan is able to contain the Coronavirus outbreak, this Summer’s Olympic Games “would not make sense” if other countries cannot send their athletes, Japan’s Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso told Parliament on Wednesday.

Aso, who is also Japan’s Finance Minister, added: “It’s desirable to hold the Olympics in an environment where everyone feels safe and happy. But that's not something Japan alone can decide.”

Aso’s comments come after Spain’s Olympic Committee (COE) President, Alejandro Blanco, issued a statement on Tuesday saying that he would prefer the Games to be postponed in order to give athletes the opportunity to prepare fully.


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