"All expressed their wish for the Grand Prix to go ahead in 2012, and since then, the FIA has kept in close touch with all these stakeholders," the governing body said.
The Bahrain International Circuit said security is "suitable for the staging of a major sporting event."
"This assessment," the track said in a statement, "has been provided by experienced figures, from both inside and outside the Bahraini government, to motor racing entities which have traveled to Bahrain to do their own research."
Justin Bergman reported from Shanghai.
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