– The leadership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) intends to intervene in the dialogue of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Paralympic Committee of Russia (PKR), because the IOC thought pretty hard IPC proposed a list of criteria for restoration of RCC membership in the international system, writes the newspaper “Izvestia” on Monday.
“A senior IOC members do not approve of the behavior of the IPC against RCC, which severely affected the relationship between the organizations. The IOC intends to intervene in the negotiations between IPC and SIC regarding the recently submitted criteria for membership recovery”, – has informed the edition a source familiar with the situation.
According to him, may the representatives of the International Olympic Committee will be present at the meeting of members of IASC and SIC.
“It is likely that the influence of the leaders of Moka, will help to establish a more constructive dialogue between organizations that will lead to some easing of criteria for the recovery of RCC membership in the IPC system”, – said the interlocutor of the newspaper.
Information “news” was confirmed by the Vice-President of the Russian Paralympic Committee, state Duma Deputy Oleg Smolin: “According to our data, the International Olympic Committee really not too pleased with the actions of the IPC against Russia. And since the IOC is the main sponsor of the IPC, we hope that sooner or later the situation is normalized”.
He noted that the RCC will be ready to comply with the requirements of the IPC to restore membership in the international system only if we receive assurances that Russian athletes will be admitted to the Paralympic games in South Korea in 2018.
The international Paralympic Committee last week published the criteria for restoration of RCC in their ranks. The document consists of 11 pages and includes a number of requirements, including free access to the doping officers in “closed” Russian cities, the absence of officials in the leadership of the RCC, the formation of international and national testing pools Russian paracletos that can be allowed to compete only after six months of being in the list twice commissioned tests on all types of doping.