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Marcelo: “Qatar does not respect human rights”

The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, said this Thursday that “Qatar does not respect human rights”, three days before the start of the 2022 Football World Cup, but will attend Portugal-Ghana, on 24 November.

“Qatar does not respect human rights. All the construction of the stadiums and such…, but, well, let’s forget about that. It’s objectionable, but let’s focus on the team. We started very well and ended on a high note”, said Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa today, in the quick interviews area at Estádio José Alvalade.

The President of the Republic was speaking after Portugal’s victory over Nigeria, by 4-0, in the last friendly before leaving for Qatar, on Friday, to play in the World Cup.

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