Ushakov called the topics of the talks between Putin and the Emir of Qatar

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotoballoon of the Russian President Yuri Ushakov. Archival photoUshakov called the topics of the talks between Putin and the Emir of Qatar© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will discuss at the meeting on Sunday the bilateral cooperation and the situation in the middle East, said the assistant to the Russian leader Yury Ushakov.

According to him, before the talks will be followed by a brief ceremony transfer to Qatar of the rights of holding the world Cup in 2022. It will involve Putin, the Emir of Qatar and President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino.

«This will be followed by a political conversation with the Emir of Qatar, which will be discussed bilateral relations and the situation in the middle East, the situation around Qatar and various other obvious topics,» he said.

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