Sahara: Latin American Political and Non-governmental Actors Express Support for Moroccan Autonomy Initiative

  • February 17, 2021
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Sahara: Latin American Political and Non-governmental Actors Express Support for Moroccan Autonomy Initiative

Rabat – Political and non-governmental actors from several Latin American countries have expressed their support for the autonomy plan proposed by Morocco for its southern provinces, as a final and just solution to the dispute over the Moroccan Sahara.

“We call on our counterparts in Latin America to support the autonomy plan presented by the Kingdom of Morocco as a definitive and realistic solution (to the Sahara issue) that guarantees the establishment of a lasting peace for the economic development of this region,” said the parliamentary friendship group Honduras-Morocco, the parliamentary friendship group Nicaragua-Morocco and the parliamentary friendship group Bolivia-Morocco as well as the Global Africa Latina Foundation, which brings together a collective of Latin American non-governmental organizations, in a joint statement received Tuesday by MAP.

These political and non-governmental actors also called to work to foster the development of parliamentary diplomacy and South-South cooperation with the Kingdom, expressing their aspiration to “create and develop a rich political, economic and cultural exchange with their Moroccan counterparts, taking into account current dynamics and the need to build bridges between continents”.

They also underscored the importance of creating a framework for strengthening relations with Morocco and developing a joint action plan to this end.

Last modified : 17 February 2021



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