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Posted On: 14 July 2018 12:24 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:00 pm

Putin to hand World Cup host's mantle to Amir on Sunday

Khadiza Begum
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani of Qatar and FIFA President Gianni Infantino will take part in a ceremony on Sunday handing over the hosting of the soccer World Cup, a Kremlin official said on Friday.

Furthermore, Putin and the Amir are also set to discuss the Middle East at a separate meeting on Sunday, Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters. Qatar will host the next World Cup in 2022.