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Putin promises to share experience of hosting FIFA World Cup with US


IANS Moscow
Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the United States upon gaining the right to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup and expressed the readiness to share the experience in organising such an event.
"I would like to congratulate you upon the United States gaining the right to host the FIFA World Cup in 2026," Putin said, speaking at a meeting with US presidential national security adviser John Bolton on Wednesday, reports Tass news agency.
"For now we've arranged the tournament in the proper fashion. It will be a pleasure for us to share experience with you."
Bolton replied that the United States was glad to learn that Russia was so successful in hosting the tournament.

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First Published: Jun 27 2018 | 6:50 PM IST

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