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Japan Will Hold Olympics By 2021, Abe Says

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a news conference on Japan's response to the coronavirus outbreak at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan, March 14, 2020.

Japan will hold the Summer Olympic Games by the summer of 2021 at the latest, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday.

He made the comment in a briefing with reporters following a call with International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach.

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