Portugal’s former president and former prime minister Mario Soares. Photo: AP
Portugal’s former president and former prime minister Mario Soares. Photo: AP
Macau

Mario Soares, Portuguese statesman who negotiated handover of Macau to China, dies aged 92

A co-founder of the moderate Socialist Party, Soares was also credited with helping counter the Communist Party’s attempt to win more power after the almost bloodless revolution

Portugal’s former president and former prime minister Mario Soares. Photo: AP
Portugal’s former president and former prime minister Mario Soares. Photo: AP
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