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FIFA ethics committee member says they are meeting to discuss Blatter and Platini cases

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2004 file photo Sepp Blatter, President of the FIFA, left, shakes hands with the President of the Venezuelan Soccer Federation, Rafael Esquivel, in Caracas, Venezuela. A senior South American soccer official has been denied bail on health grounds in Switzerland as he fights extradition to the United Sates after being indicted in the FIFA bribery case. CONMEBOL vice president Rafael Esquivel of Venezuela, one of seven soccer officials arrested in Zurich in May, is currently in hospital in Switzerland, the Federal Office of Justice told The Associated Press on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Leslie Mazoch, File)

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2004 file photo Sepp Blatter, President of the FIFA, left, shakes hands with the President of the Venezuelan Soccer Federation, Rafael Esquivel, in Caracas, Venezuela. A senior South American soccer official has been denied bail on health grounds in Switzerland as he fights extradition to the United Sates after being indicted in the FIFA bribery case. CONMEBOL vice president Rafael Esquivel of Venezuela, one of seven soccer officials arrested in Zurich in May, is currently in hospital in Switzerland, the Federal Office of Justice told The Associated Press on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Leslie Mazoch, File)  (The Associated Press)

A member of the FIFA ethics committee says they are meeting in Zurich to discuss cases involving FIFA President Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini.

Senegalese committee member Abdoulaye Makhtar Diop confirmed the meeting on Wednesday in a statement.

Besides the Blatter and Platini cases, the statement said the ethics committee is also examining the case of former FIFA vice president Chung Mong-joon, which the South Korean has already confirmed.

When asked about the statement, ethics committee spokesman Marc Tenbuecken said: "We are strictly limited in our possibilities to communicate ongoing procedures."