The President of Argentina refused to go to the world Cup in Russia


Mauricio Macrophoto: Mikhail Klimentyev/ RIA Novosti

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri refused to go to the world championship on football of 2018. About this newspaper La Nacion.

According to the newspaper, the politician will remain in the country because of the worsening economic crisis. The source referenced by the newspaper, said that in the circumstances a trip to the world Cup would be “a defeat with the devastating account”.

On Friday, may 11, the rate of the Argentine peso fell to a historic low against the dollar. With the beginning of 2018, the national currency has fallen by 25 percent.

The case of the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal, a few countries announced a partial boycott of the world Cup in Russia. Tournament matches will not attend the British officials and members of the Royal family. The protest was joined by the Icelandic authorities, who refused to come at the world Cup. The President of Poland Andrzej Duda refused to participate in the opening ceremony of the tournament.

The world Cup 2018 will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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