Kosachev urged to re-apply for the right to host EXPO

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotoreceptor Committee of the Federation Council international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev. Archival photoKosachev urged to re-apply for the right to host EXPO© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev said that Russia needs to re-apply for the right to host EXPO in the country.

On Friday, the participants of the 164 th session of the General Assembly of the International exhibitions Bureau (BIE) has chosen to host EXPO 2025 Japanese Osaka. With her for the right to host the exhibition struggled Yekaterinburg and Baku. Ekaterinburg came out in the second round, winning the support of 48 countries, but in the end lost to Osaka.

«I sincerely regret that we did not get the opportunity of holding the EXPO in our country, because it was made possible for victory. And also sincerely wish and Yekaterinburg and Russia in General do not lose heart — God loves a Trinity» — said Kosachev RIA Novosti.

The Senator is sure that Russia must re-qualify for the right to host the exhibition «the EXPO has never been held in our country.»

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