The UN General Assembly called for the truce during the winter Olympic games in Phenchhane

The UN General Assembly endorsed a resolution urging member States to observe the Olympic truce during the period of the XXIII Olympic winter games held in Pyeongchang in the Republic of Korea. This is stated on the website of the UN news Centre.

The resolution, which is called «Sport for peace and development: a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal», says the Olympic stadium and the Olympic villages of the XXIII Olympic winter games and XII winter Paralympic games will be raised UN flag.

«I am very pleased to inform the General Assembly of the UN that we have completed all preparations for the Games, including the construction of stadiums and all other pads required for competition and recreation. We also completed the construction of new roads. In December will launch a new high-speed train,» said the head of the national organizing Committee of the Games Lee Hee-Beom.

The report said that the UN General Assembly in 1993 revived the ancient Greek tradition of the Olympic truce.

Winter Olympic games will be held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February 2018.




The UN General Assembly called for the truce during the winter Olympic games in Phenchhane 14.11.2017

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