Peskov: IOC does not communicate with Russian sports authorities

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) does not maintain dialogue with sports authorities Russian Federationand the Russian Embassy in France For several weeks he has not been able to establish contact with the organizers of the Olympic Games. He stated this in an interview with Argumenty i Fakty. Dmitry PeskovPress Secretary of the President of Russia.

According to him, previously no one could imagine that Russian athletes would be forced to sign “documents condemning their country” in order to participate in the Olympic Games, but now, “it seems that there is no such mandatory condition,” and all Russian athletes who have qualified can go to the Olympics.

“It becomes a matter of personal choice for athletes and federations. <...> However, it is worth noting that now practically no contacts are being established with the IOC, which is not negotiating with our sports authorities,” Peskov emphasized, noting that the athletes’ decision should be respected.

Earlier, the IOC complained about calls from Russian pranksters. Read more about this in material Public News Service.

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