Story Text: U.S. President Donald Trump told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was a "very wise and great decision," Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday (March 25).
Yoshihide Suga said the leaders agreed that holding the Games in their complete form will show that humanity has overcome the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said postponing the Games was better than cancelling, although there are still many issues to be resolved.
She added that the priority is to fight the coronavirus.
Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach agreed on Tuesday (March 24) to reschedule the Games for the summer of 2021 at the latest.
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