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Mitt Romney Says Games Will Be Safe

NEW YORK — Former U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney believes the 2014 Sochi Olympics should be safe, despite threats of terrorism in Russia.

"Well there is no such thing as 100 percent security anywhere in the world," Romney said Saturday. "At the Sochi fields of play there will be very adequate security."

Romney, chief executive of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, said the security for the 2014 games is far more intense. He said that Sochi has 40,000 security personnel, which is about 10 times the security at the Salt Lake City games.

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