International Federation of football associations (FIFA) has rejected the request of a number of American senators deprive the Russian Federation the right to host the world Cup in 2018.
"History shows that the boycott of sports or policies of isolation or confrontation are not the most effective way to resolve issues," said AP FIFA Director of communications Delia Fischer, explaining another appeal of American legislators to its organization concerning Russia And the 2018 world Cup, reports news Agency.
As explained Fisher, FIFA, it is assumed that the world championship football has the ability to be a powerful catalyst for constructive dialogue between peoples And governments, helping to positive social development." We observe that the world Cup can be a force going good. And FIFA believes that it will be so with the world Cup in the Russian Federation ", - said at the end of Fisher. The number of us senators on Wednesday wanted to get from the head of FIFA Joseph Blatter to convene an emergency meeting of the FIFA " to consider the possibility of excluding Russia privilege to host the world Cup in 2018 ". Among the signatories of the letter - influential senators John Sidney McCain, Richard Durbin, Marco Rubio And Menendez, who yesterday were formulated guilty verdicts in bribery. Before the head of FIFA Joseph Blatter said that holding the 2018 world Cup in Russia will only increase safety in the area. March 20, FIFA asked the world's politicians not to interfere in the Affairs of the organization this message was in response to the recent call by the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to ignore the world Cup 2018 in Russia. In prosesi Monday President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said on the call of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to ignore the world championship football, which must undergo in Russia in 2018. Remember, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the world Cup 2018 in Russia ought to ignore as long as long as the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine will not be settled." I think that it is necessary to talk about the boycott of the world Cup. As long as Russian troops are in the Ukraine, I think the holding of a world championship in this country unthinkable, " Poroshenko said in the interview to the German newspaper Bild. He added that the policy should not have a relationship to the sport, but as long as the situation in the Donbas not settled, successful football team from Donetsk "Shakhtar" has to train for 1, 2 thousand Miles away from his hometown, in Lviv. March 13, Vice-President of the international football Federation (FIFA) Jeffrey Webb said that the world championship football "can not be performed in the current environment" - " to make the most of the educational work." True, He was referring to the problem of racism. In November of last year, the FIFA Secretary General j?r?me Walke said that the world Cup 2018 in Russia is not obliged be used for political purposes. Russia won the right to host the 2018 world Cup event held on 2 December 2010.