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Budapest mayor flags possible withdrawal of 2024 Olympic bid
2017年2月17日 / 下午2点50分 / 9 个月前

Budapest mayor flags possible withdrawal of 2024 Olympic bid

BUDAPEST, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Budapest could withdraw its bid for the 2024 Olympic Games as soon as Wednesday, pending talks with Prime Minister Viktor Orban and the head of the Hungarian Olympic Committee, Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlos was quoted as saying on Friday.

Local news website cited Tarlos as saying that if both Orban and the HOC supported a withdrawal, he would submit a motion to the city council on Wednesday. The mayor’s office could not respond immediately to Reuters questions. (Reporting by Krisztina Than and Gergely Szakacs; Editing by Alison Williams)

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