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Portugal prime minister says tenders resignation

By AFP

November 7, 2023 08:04 PM


 

Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced he would resign as head of state Tuesday in the wake of a corruption scandal involving energy contracts.

"The duties of prime minister are not compatible with any supsicion of my integrity. In these circumstances, I have presented my resignation to the president of the Republic" who will now have to formally accept it, Costa told a press conference.


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