Ilyumzhinov: "My lawyers are waiting for an explanation from the US Treasury"

As you know, November 25 The US Treasury included FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in the list of sanctions against Syria.

"My lawyers are already in the United States, they are engaged the chess tournaments, and waiting for an official paper containing claims to me. I have not seen any papers, I just read about it in the Internet. But I'm still going to soon visit New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington", - said Ilyumzhinov.

"The order of visits to the cities may vary, because I have to combine a business trip with the emerging issues related to the imposition of sanctions", - said the head of FIDE.
Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry regarded the imposition of sanctions against Ilyumzhinov, who is a citizen of the Russian Federation, as "another deliberate attempt to discredit the country".