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Equatorial Guinea: Cold Reception to PR Obiang in Portugal

The visit to Portugal by the PR of Equatorial Guinea, TEODORO OBIANG (TO) on the pretext of participating in the Oceans Summit (27.JUN-01.JUL), also visiting the Sanctuary of Fátima, was coldly received by the Government and Presidency of the Republic, in contrast to the reception of other PRs from member countries of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP) present (Angola, Guinea-Bissau) and heads of Government (Cabo Verde). PR MARCELO REBELO DE SOUSA agreed to receive his counterpart, but the Government distant. READ MORE