"Recently, [Russia and Qatar] prolonged the agreement on cooperation in various areas, which had been signed some time ago in Doha. This agreement enables Doha and Moscow to cooperate in various fields from the fight against terrorism and corruption to cooperation in arts or the organization of major sports events, such as the World Cup or any other," he said, adding that the agreement was prolonged for three years.
According to bin Fetais, the Russian counterparts, in their turn, are expected to come to Doha.
Russia will host the FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 15. The games will be held in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Yekaterinburg, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Volgograd and Samara.
Qatar will host the football championship from November 21 to December 18, 2022.