Morocco, Spain trade accusations of violating good 'neighbourliness'


  • World
  • Monday, 31 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez arrives at the second day of a special EU summit in Brussels, Belgium May 25, 2021. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

MADRID/RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco and Spain traded new accusations on Monday in a diplomatic row triggered by the Western Sahara territorial issue that led this month to a migration crisis in Spain's enclave in northern Morocco.

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez described Morocco's actions in appearing to relax border controls with the enclave of Ceuta as unacceptable and an assault on national borders.

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