The American “Axios” newspaper: The American Secretary of State assured Bourita that Washington will not retract its decision to recognize full Moroccan sovereignty over its Sahara
The American newspaper “Axios” reported that Washington will not retract from its decision about full Moroccan sovereignty over its Sahara. According to what the US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken confirmed to his Moroccan counterpart, Nasser Bourita, in their phone call yesterday Friday, April 30th, officially confirmed to Bourita, that Washington “will not retract from the decision of the Moroccan Sahara.”
The newspaper also reported that US Secretary of State Tony Blinken assured Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita in their conversation” the Biden administration wont back retract from the former President Donald Trump’s decision about Morocco’s sovereignty over the Sahara, at least for now.”And the same newspaper added that, ten days ago, Biden’s Middle East counselorBrett McGurk, spoke to Burita and gave the impression that there would be no change in the US policy on the Sahara
The aforementioned website referred Rabat’s concerns about Joe Biden’s administration retreat Moroccan Sahara’s sovereignty, unlike Donald Trump, who made a presidential decree about his decision, adding that Israel has expressed more than once its concern about the cancellation of the US decision about the Moroccan Sahara, because Such a decision could “harm the process of normalization between Israel and the Kingdom of Morocco.
According to the Foreign Ministry statement, Blinken “welcomed Moroccan steps to improve relations with Israel and indicated that the Moroccan-Israeli relationship will bring long-term benefits to both countries.”In this context, Ned Price announced, on behalf of the US State Department, that the US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken yesterday discussed the long-term and mutually beneficial relationship based on common values and interests in peace, security and regional prosperity between Morocco and the United States.
He added that the two ministers discussed opportunities to increase cooperation in Africa and the US minister praised Morocco’s main role in promoting stability in Libya and the King Mohammed VI’s leadership in reducing climate change and investing in renewable energy, encouraging Morocco to help promote green economic development in Africa.