Coronavirus raises concerns at Tokyo Olympics; clashes in Afghanistan amid U.S. peace talks Coronavirus raises concerns at Tokyo Olympics; clashes in Afghanistan amid U.S. peace talksJapanese officials insist that this year’s Tokyo Summer Olympics will go ahead as planned. Despite fears over the coronavirus to Riley Carlson has been following us this from London Riley. We finally actually heard from organisers. What are they saying good morning? Annemarie the people in charge of is Olympics are trying to let everyone know that as of right now, they’re considering it business as usual, but they do acknowledge these concerns. 11000 athletes are expected at these games in July. In that number balloons, when you include the coaches, volunteers, athletes, family and, of course, all the fan summer concerned about what will happen if the coronavirus keep spreading.
As of right now, Olympic organizers say there are no plans to cancel or to postpone the 20/20 games. Being an international Olympic Committee told journalists, they want check, wash the quote, irresponsible rumors and tell the public they’re, taking all precautions to ensure people who come to the Olympics will not be affected in Afghanistan. There have been clashes in the past 24 hours between the Taliban and government Force. Despite word from us officials that there may be a breakthrough in peace talks, the United States says it has secured what it calls a 7-Day reduction of violence.
President Trump’s is a piece of cord is very close. The deal would allow the withdrawal of about 13,000 u. s. troops and thousands of other NATO Personnel. It’S been 18 years since the US invaded Afghanistan. In the wake of the September 11th attacks and the entire Board of France’s Cesar Academy, the group behind, what’s known as the French Oscars, has find on maps saying the institution requires profound reform. It follows weeks of controversy over Roman polanski’s, new film, an officer and a spy which is leading the nominations for this year’s award show sparking calls for a boycott Polanski.
The 86 year-old director is wanted in the US, after being convicted of statutory rape of a 13 year old girl he’s been a fugitive since the 1970s. The academy said they could not be expected to take moral positions when evaluating the award ceremony is just two weeks away: Anne-Marie very interesting Riley. Thank you.Some of the athletes and coaches participating in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo are concerned what will happen if the coronavirus keeps spreading. Also, there have been clashes between the Taliban and Afghan government forces despite word from U.S. officials that there may be a breakthrough in peace talks, and the entire board of the group behind what’s known as the French Oscars has resigned en masse. CBS News’ Rylee Carlson joins CBSN AM with those stories.