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Foreign Minister João Gomes Cravinho met this Wednesday with his Algerian counterpart Ramtan Lamamra, who expressed interest in Portuguese companies investing in Algeria’s solar and wind energy.

Speaking with Lusa, João Cravinho also said that for 2023 it was decided to hold a “high-level meeting chaired by the prime ministers” of the two countries, a meeting to be held in Algiers, in addition to the state visit of the President of Algeria. Algeria to Portugal.

The Portuguese foreign minister said today’s visit to Algeria, where he was with Ramtan Lamamra, whom he has known since 2005 when he was ambassador to Lisbon, is “based on old knowledge”, but also a visit to a country that “does not to be a neighbor”, shares “a lot of fears”. “Not being a neighboring country, it almost shares many concerns about the region, the Mediterranean, the European Union’s relationship with Africa and the Arab world. It was important for us to talk about what we can do together as part of the geopolitical and geo-economic transformation,” he explained.

João Cravinho stressed that the issue of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was a factor “which could not but be the subject of dialogue”, and also added that “geo-economic issues related to energy, renewable energy sources and the opportunities that come with the digital transition” also were on the table.

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“While Algeria is a major exporter of fossil fuels, it is also a country with huge potential in terms of solar and wind energy. We have very qualified companies in these areas, and the Algerian side has expressed interest in [ter] Portuguese investors in these areas,” the minister said.

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The official said that it would be a matter of working with the Portuguese Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade (AICEP), with the Secretary of State for Internationalization, as well as with a sectoral ministry, namely the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change. A “high-level meeting chaired by the prime ministers” of the two countries is scheduled for 2023, a meeting to be held in Algiers, in addition to the Algerian President’s state visit to Portugal.

“We have a very busy calendar between the two countries. Now we will try to organize a mixed commission, where technical specialists from both countries will gather,” he said, stressing that there are “14 legal documents that are practically finalized and will be signed” in 2023.

João Gomes Cravinho was on a visit to Algiers today to assess bilateral relations in the economic sphere, as well as in terms of cooperation, language and culture, and to discuss international issues.

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Dictionary of Medieval Portuguese

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Dictionary of Medieval Portuguese

It will take place today (28-11) at 18:00 at the Leia Buholz bookstore (Lisbon), Dictionary of Medieval Portuguese (DLPM), the result of a project developed between 2004 and 2007 at the Center for Linguistics of the University of Nova de Lisboa (UNL) and coordinated by João Malaca Castelleiro (University of Lisbon – ULisboa), Maria Francisco Xavier (UNL), both deceased, and Maria de Lourdes Crispim, former professor at UNL. The work, published in July this year, has been approved by the editors of Caminho.

DLPM records and describes vocabulary covering the period between the 19th and 19th centuries. XII and the beginning of the century. XVI, i.e. it is integrated into the so-called pre-literary (until about the end of the 12th century), Galician-Portuguese or ancient (until 1385/1420) and preclassical or middle (until 1536/1550) Portuguese periods. The periodization of Portuguese also includes Classical Portuguese (16th to 18th century) and Modern Portuguese (19th century to the present day).

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“Lionel Messi is not an Argentine, Cristiano Ronaldo is not a Portuguese…”

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"Lionel Messi is not an Argentine, Cristiano Ronaldo is not a Portuguese..."

O Brazilian defender Marquinhos said players like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are a “privilege” and a “treasure” for football and football fans.

The Paris Saint-Germain centre-back spoke to reporters ahead of the Brazilian’s second World Cup game against Switzerland, scheduled for this Monday. Marquinhos, Messi’s PSG teammate, was asked about the role of these players in the king of the sport.

“I think what’s happening with these players is that Messi is not Argentine, Cristiano is not Portuguese… they move on. They are a perk for football. For people who love this sport, tournaments, competitions, they are a treasure. They don’t just belong to their countries. We all enjoy their presence watching them play. I played with Neymar, with Messi, and I benefit from their presence. Life goes on, other generations will come, but we have to make the most of it,” the centre-back explained.

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″I couldn’t get to the meeting well″

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The Portuguese tennis player lost to the Japanese Yosuke Watanuki in just two sets.

Portuguese tennis player Frederico Silva said this Sunday that he didn’t manage to get “well” into the Yokkaichi Challenger final and that his rival Yosuke Watanuki “has always been at the top” to win the title “with some naturalness”.

The player from Caldas da Rainha, ranked 244th in the ATP rankings, lost to the Japanese player, ranked 173rd in the world, in just two “sets” with partial scores of 6-2 and 6-2, after an hour and 21 minute.

“Obviously, this was not the result I wanted. It was a match that I didn’t get off to a good start, my opponent started much better and throughout the match he always stayed on top with a good level and ended up not letting me balance. result. He managed to close the two parts with some naturalness,” he commented in statements to the Lusa agency.

For the second week in a row, Frederico Silva reached the final of the Candidates Tournament, the third of his career, after losing the title of the tournament in Kobe last Sunday to the same opponent, 24-year-old Yosuke Watanuki.

“It’s been a good two weeks. Obviously when you reach the final you want to win, but I have to look at these tournaments positively. I played good matches, I played well in a few matches, and now look what happened much worse and try to improve so that next season you have more opportunities to play in the finals and have a chance to win tournaments, “added the Portuguese tennis player.

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