The upcoming Tokyo Motor Show will refrain from holding an opening ceremony or reception on Oct. 26 to express its sorrow for the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in the United States, its organizer said Tuesday.

Japan Motor Industrial Federation Chairman Hiroshi Okuda said in a release, “I would like to express my deepest sympathy and sincere prayers for the victims and the bereaved of the recent tragic incidents in the U.S.”

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