head of FIFA Joseph Blatter expressed hope that the Crisis of political power in Ukraine will be resolved before the start of the qualifying round of the world Cup 2018 in the Russian Federation. " We will not interfere in politics. But I dream that Europe decides the problem with Ukraine before the start of the world Cup qualifiers-2018. I hope that the status of the owner of the world championship will have a positive impact on the country, forcing to improve the image on the international arena, " Blatter is quoted Le Temps.
We emphasize that the qualifying campaign for the world Cup 2018 will begin in the autumn of 2016.