Iceland has announced to boycott the 2018 world Cup in Russia

The government of Iceland has decided to boycott the world Cup in Russia in solidarity with the UK due to an incident in Salisbury.

In particular, the official delegation will not attend the world Cup this summer. In addition, temporarily deposited contacts with the Russian authorities at the highest level.

β€œThe government of Iceland decided to show solidarity with the United Kingdom and other Western countries and join their coordinated response to a chemical attack in Salisbury in the beginning of this month,β€œ – said the foreign Ministry of Iceland.

Earlier it was reported that the Ministers of great Britain and members of the Royal family will not attend the world Cup in Russia. About the boycott announced by the President of Poland.

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