Western Sahara: Israel and Morocco - UK Responds to Announcement of Normalisation

Polisario fighters inside Western Sahara in 1977, resisting a Moroccan takeover.
11 December 2020
press release

London — The Foreign Secretary has issued a statement on the announcement of the normalisation of relations between Israel and Morocco.

Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, said:

"I welcome the announcement of the normalisation of relations between Israel and Morocco, which is a positive step between two valued partners of the UK.

"The UK supports efforts to reach negotiated and mutually acceptable political solutions that provide for the self-determination of both the Palestinian people and the people of Western Sahara. Our position on the status of Western Sahara remains unchanged."

SOURCE UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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