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Russia: Abbas praises Russian organisation of WC during Putin meeting01:21

Russia: Abbas praises Russian organisation of WC during Putin meeting

Russian Federation, Moscow
July 14, 2018 at 05:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the Leader of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow on Saturday, one day ahead of the final match of the World Cup.

"The whole world is watching what is happening in Moscow, the World Cup, and also everybody is commenting on the successful organisation of such a large sports event," Abbas said.

The Russian president in turn thanked Abbas for using "this occasion to come to Moscow."

The final game of the World Cup and the closing ceremony of the event are scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 15.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the Leader of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow on Saturday, one day ahead of the final match of the World Cup.

"The whole world is watching what is happening in Moscow, the World Cup, and also everybody is commenting on the successful organisation of such a large sports event," Abbas said.

The Russian president in turn thanked Abbas for using "this occasion to come to Moscow."

The final game of the World Cup and the closing ceremony of the event are scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 15.

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