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Putin wants Russian National Guard for FIFA World Cup security

IANS logoIANS 28-03-2017

"Work on ensuring security at the forthcoming FIFA World Cup and Confederations Cup will require much effort," Putin said on Monday at a meeting with the Russian Guard's command, reports Tass news agency.

He asked the Russian Guard to "pay special attention to that".

The President noted that the formation of the Russian Guard is proceeding dynamically and in compliance with the schedule.

"The new federal agency is being formed in compliance with the schedule. I would like to thank you for that. Work goes on in due pace and with due quality," he said.

Putin congratulated the Russian Guard's senior officers on their professional holiday, the National Guard Troops Day.

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