Portugal interior minister resigns after fire disasters

  18 October 2017    Read: 701
Portugal interior minister resigns after fire disasters

Portugal’s Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa resigned from her post after fires killed more than a hundred people in the country’s two worst disasters of recent times, the government said on Wednesday.

The minister said in her resignation letter that after the fires of recent days “I considered that I didn’t have the political and personal conditions to continue in my post.”

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