FIFA responded to the request of a U.S. Senator to deprive Russia of the 2018 world Cup
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The press service of FIFA commented on the letter of us Senator Richard Blumenthal demanding to deprive Russia the right to host the 2018 world Cup, saying that he could not interfere in sovereign States ‘ questions
FIFA cannot interfere in sovereign States ‘ questions, said “R-Sport” in the press service of the organization in response to the request letter, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal demanding to deprive Russia the right to host the world Cup 2018. According to the representative a press-services, the tournaments held under the auspices of FIFA, play an important role in fostering understanding and peace between peoples.
“Football are not able to solve political problems, and FIFA cannot interfere in the sovereign issues. However, this game has the power to build bridges between cultures and to bring together a wide variety of people. We are in favour of dialogue, mutual understanding and peace between peoples and are convinced that the FIFA tournaments play an important role.
The decision to hold the FIFA world Cup 2018 in Russia was adopted in 2010, continues the FIFA Executive Committee. Since then, the government of Russia, 11 cities-organizers, the organizing Committee “Russia-2018” and FIFA are working to all the fans who are planning to become part of the biggest sporting events, had the opportunity to enjoy the hospitality and friendly atmosphere of the largest country in the world.