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MOSCOW, May 28. /TASS/. Experts from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) say the Moscow anti-doping lab is the best in the world, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told Match TV television on Saturday referring to the lab suspended by WADA in November.
"Our attitude to attempts to politicize the doping issue and to make Russia ‘an axis of evil’ is composed. The situation is developing in the world, in which no matter what Russia would be doing is bad. WADA’s foreign are working here, I meet with them once a week and they consider our lab the best," the minister added.
WADA’s Independent Commission published on November 9 the results of its probe into the activity of the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF). The commission accused certain athletes and sports officials of doping abuse and involvement in other activities related to violations of international regulations on performance enhancing substances.
The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and the Moscow anti-doping laboratory subsequently suspended their activities, while WADA’s Board of Founders approved the finding of the agency’s Independent Commission that RUSADA did not comply with the Code of the international anti-doping organization.
The issue of returning Moscow lab’s accreditation will be solved before the end of the year, the acting head of the lab, Marina Dikunets, told Tass earlier.