The United Kingdom praises safety at the Qatar 2022 World Cup

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, on Friday 2 November took the opportunity to congratulate the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, on the achievements made together, as the two countries will work side by side. A hand to be able to guarantee security in the middle of the 2022 World Cup.

Sunak congratulated the Emir on the “excellent cooperation” between the police and the British and Qatari armed forces to ensure security at the World Cup.The Prime Minister’s words came through a call, in which this senior official made it clear that both countries are also working to strengthen their economic ties.

OK then, The British Prime Minister welcomed the “strong” trade and investment relationship between the United Kingdom and Qatar, which is “built on solid economic foundations,” As stated in the Downing Street statement.

while, It was reported that Sunak and Al Thani agreed to develop new investment and cooperation opportunities “in the industries of the future”.At the bilateral level and through a trade agreement of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, they plan to develop it in the coming years.

In addition, they discussed ways to deepen bilateral defense cooperation, Stressing the importance of developing their partnership “in the face of global and regional threats, Including the hostile and barbaric Russian invasion of Ukraine.”

German fans condemn their arrest in Qatar

Away from football, results and everything a World Cup has to show our planet, The controversies generated by the strict regulations of the Qatari authorities continue to get people talking. Especially when it comes to freedom of expression and sexual orientation.

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Some of the players, fans and media are in Qatar for the ultimate football party They expressed their solidarity with positions on the protection of human rights and the LGBTIQ+ communityThis fact was not popular in the Middle East.

This weekend, German national team fans denounced mistreatment by Qatari authorities as they wore multicolored armbands.

So he made it known Bengt Kunkel, who said CNN The security men asked them to remove the rainbow accessories As they headed to the stadium to watch the France-Denmark match last Saturday.

They grabbed my friend’s arm out of nowhere and pushed him away from the crowd. And they told me to take it off,” Bengt Kunkel said CNN.

The German was wearing a bracelet with colors representing the LGBTIQ+ community on his arm, while the friend he was hanging out with wore a similar bracelet.

They said: you will take it off and throw it away or we will call the police. We said: We will not throw it away, but we will put it in our pocket.narrated by the German fan.

After a tense moment, the two men were allowed to head towards the platform which allowed them to continue their way towards the sports stage. It was learned that on the way he was arrested four more times so that he could take his place in the stadium.

*With information from Europa Press.

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