The head of Moroccan foreign affairs called on Madrid to hold talks with the leaders of the Frente POLISARIO, which has been receiving treatment in Spain after signing a contract with Covid in April.
Will diplomacy regain the upper hand in the crisis between Rabat and Madrid? On Sunday, May 23, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita urged Spain not to increase the tension caused by the hospitalization of the head of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali.Allow the latter “Returning home, bypassing the Spanish judicial system and ignoring the victims, would be a depraved appeal”, The diplomat emphasized in an interview with Agence France-Presse.
Rabat says the leader of the Saharan independence movement supported by Algiers has traveled “Fraudulent” in Spain, “Holding a forged passport”.After signing with Covid-19 and receiving treatment in Logroño (North) in April, the 75-year-old manager is now “Recovering” with “Keep away from any danger”, Senior Saharan officials said.
Due to hospitalization, Moroccan authorities requested an investigation ” Transparent” with “Considering the complaint against him” in order to «Torture», “Human Rights Violation” or “Enforced Disappearance”. “This is a test of the strategic partnership” Nasser Bourita warned that, especially in the fight against illegal immigration, it links the two countries together.
The case turned to the crisis that began on Monday, May 17, when Moroccan forces loosened control of the border earlier this week, making 10,000 Moroccans dream of emigrating to Europe to cross the Spanish Ceuta enclave.Madrid sees it as a gesture “aggression” one left “blackmail” From Rabat.
“Neighborliness is not a one-way street”, Sunday rebutted the head of Moroccan foreign affairs, thinking that his country “No obligation to protect the border”.Since 2017, the Cherifian Kingdom “More than 4,000 networks cancelled and 14,000 unconventional attempts blocked” And European financial counterparts, “An average of 300 million euros per year” Does not mean “Not 20%” According to Nasser Bourita.