Manuel Valls: Polisario strongly Involved in Arms Smuggling, Human and Drug Trafficking
Morocco is an essential ally in the war against terrorism, which are great challenges to Europe.
Manuel Valls, former French Prime Minister, confirmed that “Polisario” separatists are involved in arms smuggling, human and drug trafficking; therefore, it gives rise to a real threat to security in Sahel region.
Valls, who was a program’s guest on the Spanish television channel (Antena 3), Friday, November 20th, 2020, regarded positions of (Podemos) party, which is a minority party in the Spanish coalition government in relation to the Moroccan Sahara and the separatists, as “irresponsible positions.” Emphasizing that “Polisario is involved in arms smuggling, human and drug trafficking in the Sahel region”
He warned that “we should not sing out of swarm,” calling on the Spanish government to “take responsibility and be up to challenges facing Spain and Europe.”
On the other hand, he stressed that Morocco “is an important ally of Europe.”
“Morocco is an essential ally in the war against terrorism, which are great challenges to Europe” he said.
On a final note, Valls asserted “we have thousands of extremist people in our country. As a result, we need to co-operate with African countries, especially Morocco.”