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FIFA Council removes settlement teams from this week’s Congress agenda

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Published: 9 May 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

FIFA Council removes draft resolution on Israeli settlement teams from Congress agenda – Barak Ravid – Haaretz 09.05.17
Israeli Foreign Ministry stresses issue not fully resolved.

Will FIFA give Israeli settlement clubs a yellow card? – Hugh Lovatt & Martin Konecny – LobeLog 09.05.17
In the event that political pressure prevails over FIFA rules this week, there is still a plan C in the form of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

German lawmakers urge FIFA to reject Palestinian demand to kick Israel out – Benjamin Weinthal – The Jerusalem Post 04.05.17
‘It is important that FIFA recognize that the entire Palestinian-Israeli question should be examined as a political whole whose solution cannot be a function of sport.’

And see: Israel fights to foil FIFA move against settlement teams


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