Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin did not discuss the possibility of declaring a boycott of the Olympic games in Pyeongchang to the IOC decision. According to the press Secretary of the President, Russia still cooperates with various international sports organizations.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the Russian authorities do not discuss the possibility of declaring a boycott of the Olympic games 2018 in Pyeongchang until the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). About it reports «Interfax».
«We still don’t agree with many decisions that were taken — and the WADA in respect of our athletes. We are against groundless infringement of the rights of our athletes. But at the same time, Russia remains committed to the ideals of Olympism. This was stated by President Putin, and that’s his decision,» Peskov said.
According to him, our country still retains the ability to interact and dialogue with the IOC and other international sports organizations.
Informed by the results of the report of the independent Commission WADA, headed by Richard McLaren have accused Russia state intervention in the doping system of the country. The IOC will decide about the participation of Russian athletes at the upcoming Olympic games in 2018 in Pyeongchang on 5 December.
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