Algeria doesn’t neglect to say the Sahara

Algerian International Minister Ahmed Ataf represents President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on the coronation ceremony of King Charles III. On this event, the Head of Diplomacy held, final evening, talks with the British Secretary of State for International Affairs for South and Central Asia, North Africa, the United Nations and the Commonwealth, Lord Ahmed Tariq.

Along with bilateral relations, the 2 sides mentioned “developments recorded within the query of Western Sahara,” in keeping with the Algerian International Ministry. In a press launch. On the British facet, Ahmed Tariq highlighted That the “fruitful dialogue” with Ahmed Ataf centered on “strengthening the connection between the 2 nations in areas of frequent curiosity to our two nations, particularly safety and commerce,” however with out mentioning the Sahara. Algeria and the UK are making ready to carry a brand new session of their Strategic Dialogue within the coming months.

As a reminder, the Sahara was included within the partnership settlement between Morocco and the UK, concluded in October 2019. The British Supreme Court docket had rejected, on December 5, 2022, a criticism filed by a non-governmental group near the Polisario, claiming the annulment. from this settlement. The British authorities spokesman welcomed this choice. “We welcome right now’s ruling. We are going to proceed to work carefully with Morocco to realize most success [les] 2.7 billion kilos of commerce between our two nations.

Because the starting of this 12 months, British Minister Lord Ahmed Tariq has held phone conversations with Nasser Bourita on two events, on April 17 and 12, primarily concerning the state of affairs in Palestine.