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The world trade organization (WTO) agreed with Qatar in its dispute with Saudi Arabia about live sports beIN SPORTS channel, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the representative of the organisation Keith Rockwell.
According to him, broadcasting from Saudi Arabia TV channel beoutQ engaged in piracy against Qatari competitor not adhering to international requirements and their legal obligations.
The dispute between the two countries on the theft of intellectual property continues to the WTO last few years. In December 2018, the organization has agreed to host a panel of arbitrators to consider the claim. In June, Saudi Arabia announced that he fully rejected, but the opponent denied the allegations.
Qatar believes that beoutQ created to steal content from the Qatari beIN Sports and earn on it. Saudi TV channel sells receivers and allows you to watch beIN Sports without a paid subscription. Pirate the show, saying in Doha that was particularly prevalent during the world football championship 2018.
Earlier it became known that the world’s largest oil producer Saudi Saudi Aramco will cut hundreds of employees due to the falling prices for raw materials. In turn, the Qatari company Qatar Petroleum, one of the main players in the market of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the same reason, will reduce costs to industry by 30 percent.
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