Nobel Peace Center to terminate FIFA from "Handshake for Peace" program

BY foxsports • June 15, 2015

STOCKHOLM -- The Nobel Peace Center says it will stop working with FIFA on a joint fair-play program called ''Handshake for Peace.''

The Nobel center's board, which is appointed by the famed Nobel Peace Prize committee, made the announcement on Monday. Without mentioning the corruption allegations against the world soccer body, the board said it had asked the center's administrators ''to terminate the cooperation with FIFA as soon as circumstances allow.''

The board said the center should start a dialogue with the Norwegian Football Association about how to continue the initiative going forward.

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