Today, December 7, it became known that the United States leave the question of the participation of the American team in the Olympic games 2018 in South Korea open. This was announced by the permanent representative of the United States to the UN, Nikki Haley.
Their doubts about participation in the sporting event, the US representative explained that the government cares for the safety of its citizens from North Korea issue.
Russian social and political activist Alexei Pushkov commented on the situation around the upcoming winter Games in South Korea. Given the DPRK’s Declaration of «the inevitability of war with the United States,» in his opinion, Olympic games of 2018 «on the ropes». The Russian Senator noted that to think about it to IOC President Thomas Bach, «and not to make the Inquisition».
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Recall that on 5 December at the meeting of the Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee, it was decided to exclude the Russian team from participation in the Olympic games in 2018, which will be held in South Korea.
IReactor previously wrote about that Alexei Pushkov explained why American athletes can’t come to the Olympics-2018.