"We have received strong written reassurances from Russia that everyone will be welcome in Sochi regardless of their sexual orientation," Rogge said.
"In his letter [to the IOC], Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak underlines that Russia has committed itself to comply strictly with the provisions of the Olympic charter.
"This includes its fundamental principles, according to item six of which 'any form of discrimination with regard to a country or a person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic movement'."
Pundits critical of Isinbayeva comments
Russian President Vladimir Putin
signed the new law in June
and there are fears it could be used against athletes and spectators in Sochi.
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