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The head of the German football Association Reinhard quiet and scenic sur made a statement about the possibility of boycotting the 2018 world Cup in Russia. About it reports TASS.
“Boycott will not change anything. On the contrary, the Olympic games in South Korea showed that sport can indeed contribute to de-escalation of conflict and become a connecting element in international relations”, — said the functionary.
He believes that a more constructive search for dialogue in complex political situations.
On March 6, amid the poisoning of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, the head of the foreign Ministry of great Britain, Boris Johnson said that officials may refuse to visit the 2018 world Cup. Later in the press appeared information about the possible boycott of the tournament and the England players.
The world Cup 2018 will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15.
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