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The Ukrainian FA has appealed to FIFA to ban Iran from participating in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
This was disclosed in a statement released on Monday by the executive committee of the Ukrainian FA.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will commence later this month in Qatar.
Iran is accused of providing weapons to Russia to assist them with their ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
The Western Asian country is also accused of breaking articles 3 and 4 of FIFA’s statutes on human rights and fighting discrimination.
“Taking into account the media information about the systemic manifestations of human rights violations in Iran which could violate the principles and norms of the FIFA charter.
“Taking into account the UN security council resolution 22.31 regarding the imposition of sanctions on Iran and the alleged involvement of Iran in the military aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, we appeal to FIFA with a proposal to consider excluding the Iranian national team from the 2022 FIFA World Cup,” the statement from the Ukrainian FA read.