Bennett: the FIFA president proposes to host the 2030 World Cup

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said FIFA President Gianni Infantino had suggested organizing the 2030 FIFA World Cup in Israel in collaboration with other countries in the region, led by the United Arab Emirates. This is reported by the office of Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in a statement posted on Twitter on Tuesday. The statement states that Bennett met with Infantino in his office in Jerusalem, during the first visit by a FIFA president in Israel. He added: “During their conversation, the FIFA president raised the idea that Israel, in addition to the countries in the region, led by the UAE, would participate in hosting the 2030 World Cup.” Interestingly, Qatar will host the next 2022 World Cup, while the 2026 World Cup will be held in the United States, in Canada and in Mexico. And on Tuesday, the Palestinian Football Association announced that it apologized for receiving FIFA president Gianni Infantino, in response to his participation in a ceremony held on the ruins of the “Ma’man Allah” Islamic cemetery in Jerusalem. And the Palestinian Federation indicated, in a statement of which the Anadolu Agency received a copy, that she was surprised by Infantino’s participation in a “Judaization ceremony held in the (Museum of Tolerance), which is located above the Islamic cemetery of Ma’man Allah”. , in occupied Jerusalem. “The Palestinian Federation has indicated that Infantino’s participation in the ceremony” politicizes sport and would not serve the cause of pace or tolerance. “On Monday, Infantino attended the inauguration ceremony of the” Friedman Center for pace through force “, which was held at the headquarters of the Museum of Tolerance, which is located inside the cemetery of Mam Allah in Jerusalem. And” Ma’man Allah “is the oldest, largest and most famous of the cemeteries of Jerusalem, located in the western part of Jerusalem, and Israel has built tourist structures and buildings on parts of it, including the Museum of Tolerance.

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