The World Cup Luzhniki stadium with the Moscow River and the State University in the background in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)
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Caretaker Information Minister Melhem Riachi will meet with Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri Tuesday to file a report on the progress made by the committee negotiating to allow state-run Tele-Liban to broadcast 2018 World Cup football games.If the deal is confirmed, Tele-Liban will be the only Lebanese channel to broadcast the World Cup games, once the competition kicks off on June 14 .The ministerial committee includes, besides Riachi, caretaker Telecommunications Minister Jamal Jarrah and Sports and Youth Minister Mohammad Fneish.Since the 2014 World Cup, Sama has been the only channel with the rights to air the World Cup in Lebanon.
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