World Cup - Clegg urges Russia 2018 axe

July 27, 2014 2:08 PM

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World Cup - Clegg urges Russia 2018 axe

Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to face the axe as hosts of the 2018 World Cup as part of tougher sanctions over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

The Deputy Prime Minister said it was "unthinkable" at present that the tournament could go ahead in the country blamed by the West for supplying arms to the separatist rebels accused of causing the deaths of all 298 on board.

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