FIFA requests information on the case of corruption in connection with the world Cup in Russia and Qatar

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FIFA is planning to request information from the U.S. Department of justice regarding allegations of corruption against Russia and Qatar, according to RIA Novosti.

According to him, Russia and Qatar organized bribery of several functionaries of the football Federation. Thus, they had the opportunity to host the world Championships on its territory in 2018 and 2022.

“After the recent allegations of FIFA will ask the Ministry to provide additional information on these cases,” – said in the organization.

in addition, the Federation stated that it is willing to cooperate with law enforcement authorities conducting the investigation. FIFA supports all investigations concerning violations of the law on the organization of football tournaments.

Earlier, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov denied the allegations brought by the U.S. justice Department. He noted that Russia absolutely legally received the right to host the world Cup in 2018.

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