Last summer, NSO found itself in the spotlight after a media consortium revealed that the phone numbers of at least 180 journalists, 600 politicians, 85 human rights activists and 65 business leaders had been spied on via its Pegasus software.
The bold decision announced by the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in support of Morocco’s autonomy plan was near to traumatic for some circles in Spain that continue to view their North African neighbor using colonial lenses.
By backing the Moroccan autonomy initiative as "the most serious, realistic and credible basis for resolving the dispute" over the Moroccan Sahara, Spain wants to contribute to resolving this issue that has lasted too long, Spanish Foreign Minister, José Manuel Albares said on Tuesday.
The Spanish government, which considers the Moroccan autonomy initiative as "the most serious, realistic and credible basis for the resolution of the dispute" over the Moroccan Sahara, is "satisfied" with the conclusions of the new framework of relations with Morocco, Spanish government spokeswoman Isabel Rodriguez said on Tuesday.
The Peruvian Council of Solidarity with the Sahrawi Population (Copesa) welcomed the latest statement of the Spanish government on the Moroccan Sahara and which was widely supported by the European Union.