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Hassan Al Thawadi

, one of those responsible for the World Cup in Qatar, has acknowledged the death of "between 400 and 500" migrant workers during the preparations for the tournament in an interview with the British channel



The British newspaper

The Guardian

carried out an investigation that estimated the deaths at 6,500, but so far Qatar

had only acknowledged the death of 40 migrants

in the construction of stadiums.

"Every year the security at these sites is improving. I think that in general,

the need for labor reform indicates that improvements must be made

. This is something that we recognized before carrying out the candidacy. The best ones that have been produced have not been It was because of the World Cup. We had to do them because of our values", admitted Al Thawadi.

"The World Cup has served as an accelerator," he added.

Regarding the number of dead workers, the manager assured that it is

"between 400 and 500."

"I don't have the exact number, but one death is one death, that's too many. It's clear and simple

. "

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