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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of France Emmanuel Makron will not meet in St. Petersburg, where the latter will come in the semifinal match of the world Cup. This was reported by press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax”.
“As far as we know, Mr. macron has in mind to come to St. Petersburg solely on the match and right after that to leave Saint Petersburg. In turn, the schedule of the President (Russia) does not provide a visit of this match” — said Peskov. He also noted that the summit between France and Russia is enough intense, and deficits in communication no.
On 6 July it was reported that the Makron will arrive in St. Petersburg to support their national team in the match with Belgium. The game will take place July 10.
The last time the two presidents met in late may during the St. Petersburg economic forum.
The authorities of great Britain, Iceland, Poland and Australia announced a boycott of the world Cup, refusing to send Russian official delegation because of the alleged poisoning of Russian security services Sergei Skripal, British Salisbury.
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