Emilo Lamo Espinosa, the president of Real Instituto Elcano, told the press on Monday that an independent Sahara “will not be viable as a state.”
Morocco is determined to give substance to the Autonomy project in the southern provinces through the development model of these provinces, said the Secretary General of the Economic , Social and Environmental Council (CESE ) , Driss Guerraoui.
The Moroccan autonomy proposal for the Southern provinces actually illustrates the principle of self-determination and at the end of the day autonomy and self-determination are the two sides of the same coin.
Morocco’s southern provinces are poised to witness deep changes in terms of economic and social development.
Paris - France renewed on Wednesday its clear and constant position on the Sahara issue as it was outlined last April by French president, Francois Hollande, who said France considers the Moroccan autonomy plan as a credible and serious basis for a negotiated settlement.
The Joint Statement issued by the United States and the Kingdom of Morocco after King Mohammed VI’s November 22 meeting with President Obama outlined a wealth of common goals and causes that will strengthen the US-Morocco bilateral relationship.
The Moroccan autonomy plan for the Sahara remains the “only solution” to the dispute that has lasted too long, said Thursday in Rabat the Mexican political scientist, Román López Villicaña, in a statement during the presentation of his book El Problema del Sahara, una perspective geopolítica (...
The launch of real talks under the UN’s aegis for a political solution to the Sahara issue on the basis of the bold Moroccan autonomy proposal is one of the broad lines of the future action plan, head of government Abdelilah Benkirane said on Tuesday in Rabat.
If you have been following the news about North Africa, you will have noticed that King Mohammed VI met with President Obama last Friday. One of the clear outcomes was the President’s endorsement of Morocco’s initiative to negotiate a political compromise to resolve this problem.
As expected by a number of Moroccan and American observers, King Mohammed VI’s visit to the United States of America was fruitful for Morocco at many levels, whether the deepening of its cooperation with its American partner on matters of security, military and counter-terrorism in the Sahel or...
The ‘politics first’ route of the Arab Spring has largely disappointed. Building economic and social progress, as the king of Morocco has proposed in Western Sahara, could be a way forward for human rights in the Middle East and North Africa.
New York- Today the Moroccan people are celebrating the 38th anniversary of the Green March, which took place on November 6, 1975 and saw the participation of 350,000 Moroccans from all walks of life, who marched into the Sahara to free the territory from Spanish rule. This peaceful march...
Last week, HM King Mohammed VI delivered a speech on the 38th anniversary of the Green March—the day that thousands of Moroccans descended on Western Sahara to reclaim their territory from the Spanish colonizers.