"We need a greater understanding between Fifa and associations" he said. "We are friends and not enemies. We need a common understanding - our interests are all the same."
He also stressed that he was in favour of the introduction of goal-line technology.
The election for a new president takes place at the two-day Fifa Congress in Zurich, which starts on 31 May.
Blatter, 75, has been in charge of world football's governing body since June 1998, and has not been challenged since 2002, when he defeated African confederation president Issa Hayatou by 139 votes to 56.
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