“The ethics committee is already alerted and alarmed. They are not just lying on the beach,” Blatter said. “All the members will come for the Congress (on June 1) so it will be easy to have an ethics committee convened in very short notice.”
Blatter said he would play no part in ordering an investigation that could tarnish the reputation of his election opponent.
“What they do is not a matter for the FIFA president,” he said.
FIFA is also awaiting evidence to support further allegations made to parliament by David Triesman, the former head of England’s bid and the English Football Association.
Triesman told the lawmakers that four long-standing FIFA executive committee members _ Jack Warner, Nicolas Leoz, Ricardo Teixeira and Worawi Makudi _ engaged in “improper and unethical” conduct in the 2018 bidding, which was won by Russia.
All six FIFA voters have denied wrongdoing.
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