Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is expected to arrive in Russia on July 13 at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend the World Cup final and meet Putin, Palestinian Ambassador to Russia Abdel Hafiz Nofal told Sputnik on Tuesday.
“He is arriving on the 13th of July. As of today two main things that are on his schedule is to participate in the World Cup final and to meet President Vladimir Putin. We are in the process of finalizing details of when and how,” Nofal said.
The World Cup final will be played at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on 15 July.