Contents tagged with World Cup boycott

  • Iceland announces diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia

    Iceland has declared a diplomatic boycott against the World Cup, which will take place in Russia in summer 2018.

    A statement on the boycott was released by the Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.

    "Iceland stands in solidarity with UK over the Salisbury attack, [and is] taking diplomatic measures against Russia. High-level bilateral dialogue with Russia [has been] postponed, resulting in Icelandic leaders not attending the FIFA World Cup. We urge Russia to cooperate with the …