Rabat (reuters) - morocco will sever diplomatic ties with iran over tehran's support for the polisario front, a western sahara independence. On 13 september, advocate general wathelet published his opinion in a case pending before the european court of justice that raises several. Morocco threatens to take control of un-monitored buffer zones after polisario front sent troops to the area.
A new blow was dealt to the polisario and algeria in europe the eu foreign ministers on monday decided to adjust the morocco-eu. Western sahara, formerly a spanish possession, is also claimed by morocco troops from morocco and the polisario front have fought for a. Iran on may 2 denied that it was involved in a weapons delivery to the polisario front movement seeking independence for western sahara,.
Morocco on wednesday hinted it could act unilaterally if the united nations and algeria fail to stop polisario front fighters it accuses of carrying. The polisario and morocco fought for control of western sahara from 1975 to 1991, with rabat taking over the desert territory before a. A former spanish colony, it was annexed by morocco in 1975 morocco and its indigenous saharawi people, led by the polisario front.
The moroccan government announced yesterday that it has severed its diplomatic relations with iran over tehran's support for the polisario. Morocco has decided to sever relationships with iran over its backing to western sahara's separatist movement the polisario front, the. Rabat: morocco's government is threatening to take control of un-monitored buffer zones in western sahara amid concerns that the mission is.
In one fell swoop, the tension rose several notches over the weekend between morocco and the polisario separatists mr nasser bourita, minister of foreign. The polisario front on wednesday condemned a speech by moroccan king mohammed vi ruling out independence for the disputed territory of. Morocco are not applicable to western sahara be the case and dismisses the action for annulment brought by the front polisario against the. Morocco's accusation that hezbollah and iran are plotting against it with the polisario front has escalated tension with algeria.
Morocco has irrefutable proof, names and specific actions to corroborate the complicity between the polisario and hezbollah, he told reporters. Human rights watch called on both morocco and polisario to take specific steps to improve the human rights situation in the territories under. On 15 june 2018, polisario announced that a new case has been launched regarding the eu-morocco plans to cooperate on fisheries in the waters of occupied.
Morocco has severed diplomatic ties with iran over tehran's support for the polisario front, a western sahara independence movement, the. Illustrative image of some 2,500 polisario troops parade to morocco, which has close relations with iran's regional rival saudi arabia,. The western sahara war was an armed struggle between the sahrawi indigenous polisario front and morocco between 1975 and 1991, being the most .