Showing posts with label Polisario Front. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Polisario Front. Show all posts

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Morocco recalls Tunisia ambassador over Western Sahara

Morocco has recalled its ambassador in Tunis for consultations and cancelled its participation in a pan-African investment conference, after Tunisia’s president hosted the head of the Polisario movement, which wants independence for Western Sahara.

Monday, June 13, 2022

Algeria is increasingly aligned with Russia: Spanish Economy Minister | Al Arabiya English

Algeria’s decision to suspend a bilateral friendship treaty with Spain last week was not surprising because the country is increasingly aligning itself with Russia, Spanish Economy Minister Nadia Calvino said on Monday.

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Algeria recalls Spanish ambassador over Western Sahara


 Algeria has recalled its ambassador to Spain in protest against Madrid’s backing of a Moroccan plan to give autonomy to Western Sahara.

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Morocco Summons Spanish Ambassador Over Rebel Leaders Medical Treatment - UrduPoint

Morocco Summons Spanish Ambassador Over Rebel Leaders Medical Treatment

Morocco's foreign ministry summoned the Spanish ambassador on Sunday after Spain said that a Western Saharan rebel leader was receiving medical care in the country.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

U.N. Security Council to talk Western Sahara after Trump policy switch | One America News Network

U.N. Security Council to talk Western Sahara

(Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council is planning to discuss Western Sahara on Monday, diplomats said, after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Morocco’s sovereignty over the disputed region in return for the kingdom normalizing ties with Israel.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

‘Foreign manoeuvres’ in Western Sahara destablising Algeria: PM | Al Jazeera

Algeria’s prime minister has criticised “foreign manoeuvres” that he says are aimed to destabilise it, after the United States recognised Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara in exchange for Rabat normalising ties with Israel.

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Polisario leader says Western Sahara ceasefire with Morocco is over | One America News Network

Polisario leader says Western Sahara ceasefire with Morocco is over

ALGIERS/RABAT (Reuters) – The leader of the Polisario Front, Western Sahara’s independence movement, said on Saturday the group had ended a 29-year ceasefire with Morocco to resume its armed struggle following a border confrontation.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Morocco launches offensive against pro-independence forces -

Morocco launches offensive against pro-independence forces

Morocco's Royal Armed Forces on Friday launched an operation along the southern portion of the Western Sahara border against the pro-independence Polisario Front.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Iran strongly rejects claims of cooperation with Polisario Front

Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi refuted allegations that Iran embassy in Algeria cooperated with Polisario Front.

Morocco to Cut Ties With Iran Over Polisario Front Support: FM

Western Sahara
Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita on Tuesday threatened to sever diplomatic ties with Iran over what he regarded as Tehran's support for the Polisario Front, a Western Sahara independence movement.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

UN chief calls for "all necessary steps" to avoid escalating tensions in southern part of Western Sahara

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday said that he was "deeply concerned about the increased tensions" in southern Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the Mauritanian border, and called on relevant parties to "exercise maximum restraint and take all necessary steps to avoid escalating tensions."

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Gulf states back Morocco on Sahara territory

Gulf monarchies on Wednesday voiced support for Morocco’s claim over the Sahara during a joint summit in Riyadh, where Moroccan King Mohammed VI spoke of a “dangerous” situation.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

"No reason" for escalation in Western Sahara, UN says

There is "no reason, none" for the escalation of the situation in the Western Sahara after Morocco ordered withdrawal of 84 international staff members on the UN Mission in West Sahara to protest UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's use of the word "occupation" in describing the status of the disputed territory, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, told reporters here Monday.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

UN deplores Rabat’s Western Sahara move

The United Nations condemned Wednesday Morocco’s decision to reduce its contribution to the world body’s MINURSO mission in Western Sahara, saying it would now take “mitigating measures.”

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Morocco Cutting Support for UN Western Sahara Force

The Moroccan government is reducing its staff and support for the U.N. peacekeeping operation in the Western Sahara, to protest the U.N. secretary-general's recent comments about the disputed territory.

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