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Japan PM Shinzo Abe, IOC Head Thomas Bach to Hold Conference Call to Decide on 2020 Tokyo Olympics Future

Shinzo Abe and Thomas Bach (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Shinzo Abe and Thomas Bach (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC president Thomas Bach will hold a telephone conference at 1100 GMT Tuesday.

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will hold a telephone conference at 1100 GMT Tuesday, the government said.

Japan’s government is negotiating with the IOC to postpone the Games by a year at most due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Sankei newspaper reported on Tuesday.