Leonid Slutskiy: postponement of the Olympic Games is a responsible decision

“The lives and health of athletes and fans should not be put under the risk,” said the Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs
Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutskiy
Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutskiy

“The postponement of the Tokyo Summer Olympics till 2021 is a responsible, understandable, and absolutely logical decision during a pandemic. Coronavirus cases have been recorded in the majority of countries. We need to combat its spread together,” said Leonid Slutskiy Slutskiy Leonid Eduardoviсh Slutskiy
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He reminded that ”as part of preventive measures, air flights are suspended, the largest international forums are canceled.“

“In such circumstances, I think that it’s okay if the schedule of the Summer Olympic Games is adjusted. Everything is logical here. The lives and health of athletes and fans should not be put under the risk,” said the parliamentarian.