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Thursday, 21 June 2018 | MYT 5:51 PM

Kremlin says Putin's meeting with ex-FIFA boss Blatter a private matter

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin did meet ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Moscow on Wednesday, but the meeting was a private matter, the Kremlin told reporters on a conference call on Thursday, adding it would not disclose further details.

Blatter told Reuters on Thursday he had met Putin at the Kremlin on Wednesday evening while in Russia to attend the World Cup. [nL8N1TN1KH]

(Reporting by Kevin O'Flynn; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Andrew Osborn)