GENEVA, December 30. /ITAR-TASS/. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) does not doubt that despite the tragic events in the Russian southern city of Volgograd the incumbent Russian authorities will be able to ensure security for the participants and guests of the Sochi Winter Olympics that will start in February 2014.
At the Olympics, local authorities are in charge of security and the IOC does not doubt that Russian authorities will cope with this task, IOC Director for Communications Mark Adams told Itar-Tass on Monday.
On behalf of the IOC he offered condolences to the families of those dead and wounded in the terrorist acts, which the suicide bombers had staged in the city of Volgograd on Sunday and Monday.