Cabo Verde Reaffirms Support for Morocco’s Territorial Integrity and Autonomy Plan as the “Only Solution” to the Sahara Dispute

Rabat – The government of the Republic of Cabo Verde has reiterated its support to the territorial integrity of the Kingdom of Morocco and reaffirmed its support to the autonomy plan initiative presented by Morocco as “the only credible and realistic solution to the dispute” over the Sahara.

The Cabo Verdean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Regional Integration also reiterates its support for the United Nations’ initiatives as the only framework for achieving a “realistic, practical, and lasting” solution to the Sahara dispute in a letter sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccan Expatriates on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.

“Furthermore, the Government of Cabo Verde also reiterates the support of the Republic of Cabo Verde to the search for a lasting solution that preserves the Kingdom’s territorial integrity, under the exclusive auspices of the United Nations and in compliance with Decision 693 of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union of July 2018,” the statement continued.

Cabo Verdean diplomacy recalls that the aforementioned positions were “clearly expressed by the Prime Minister and Head of Government of Cabo Verde, José Ulisses Correia e Silva, during his meeting with the Head of Government of the Kingdom of Morocco, Aziz Akhannouch, as part of his recent and very successful official visit to the Kingdom of Morocco.”

According to Article 185 and paragraph (a) of number 1 of Article 203 of the Constitution of the Republic of Cabo Verde, the text also highlights that “the definition and execution of the internal and external policy is a political competence of the Government.”

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