Charles Micheletto: Alexei vitvitskiy / RIA Novosti
The Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel plans to attend the semifinal match of the world Cup in St. Petersburg, where the team of his country to resist the French. He stated this in an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche.
“I’m looking forward to it tremendously strengthen the Federal spirit of the event, because football is really a sport that unites,” he said.
Michelle also noted that there is a good relationship with the President of France Emmanuel Macron. “We have pan-European aspirations, we are often on the wave of the same length in political and diplomatic terms. Now we will see you in St. Petersburg, from which together we will head to Brussels for a NATO summit”, — said the Belgian Prime Minister.
The Belgian government is not directly announced a boycott of the world Cup. However, in June the deputies of the European Parliament expressed their willingness to adopt the resolution, which was to call for a diplomatic boycott of the world Cup in Russia.
The authorities of great Britain, Iceland, Poland and Australia refused to send official delegations from-for poisonings with former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the British Salisbury. The responsibility for the attack they put on Russia. In mid-June the Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson has recognized the impossibility of a boycott of the world Cup.
To boycott the championship was the first to my mind Sweden. On 6 July it became known that the French President will arrive in St. Petersburg to support the national football team in the semifinal match of the world Cup.
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