In the final communiqué of the Algerian summit on Wednesday, Arab leaders denounced the “campaign of confusion and skepticism” against Qatar, host of the FIFA World Cup, between November 20 and December 18.
The final declaration of the summit affirmed that the Arab leaders support the State of Qatar, which is preparing to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and have full confidence in its ability to organize a distinguished edition of this world event, and reject the smear campaigns. and malicious suspicions affecting it.
Qatar has spent tens of billions of dollars building stadiums and other facilities and infrastructure needed to host the world’s most prominent football event, in order to present an exceptional version of the World Cup wedding, which is organized for the first time in an Arab country, and in the winter season.
On October 28, the Qatari Foreign Ministry summoned Germany’s ambassador, Claudius Fischbach, in protest at his country’s Interior Minister Nancy Wieser’s statements about hosting the 2022 World Cup in Doha. .
“For us, as the German government, this accommodation right is very misleading,” Weser said in an interview with the “ARD” (local) network, adding that “there are standards that must be met and it would be better not to.” granting the right to host tournaments to those countries”.
In a statement, the Qatari Foreign Ministry expressed “Qatar’s disappointment and its total rejection and condemnation of the statements made by Pfizer on the organization of the 2022 World Cup by the State of Qatar, and also demanded clarification on these statements. “.
Yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, the 31st session of the Arab Summit concluded in Algeria, in the presence of 16 Arab leaders and foreign guests of honour.
The last summit was held after a 3-year break due to the Corona pandemic, as the last one was in 2019 in Tunisia.
It should be noted that the Moroccan team is in Group F, accompanied by Belgium, Croatia and Canada, where they will play their first game of the group stage against the runners-up of the last edition, while in the second they will face teammates from Hazard, to end his confrontations in this role playing with the sons of John Herdman.