Decision on Holding Tokyo Games Must Be ‘Based on Science’: Biden

A group of students from Uruguay pose for a souvenir picture on the Olympic Rings set outside the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Saturday, March 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

TOKYO (Kyodo) — U.S. President Joe Biden said Sunday the decision on whether the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics should go ahead this summer must be “based on science.”

The comments mark what is regarded to be the first time Biden has expressed his opinion on the issue of holding the events as the coronavirus pandemic continues across the world.

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