GENEVA, July 10 (Itar-Tass) - President of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge said Wednesday he does not have any doubts that Russia will guarantee safety and security at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014.
He said he feels confident that the level of security in Sochi will match the standards shown at the previous Games.
For the IOC, security has always been a priority issue and it is maintained by the authorities of the host country, which the IOC officials keep permanent contact with, Rogge assured the audiences at a televised news conference.
He also said he is quite satisfied with the pace of preparations for the Sochi Games. More specifically, he pointed out the completion of all the construction projects and the full readiness of facilities for hosting international sports events.