Morocco’s King Mohammed VI is expected in Mauritania as the Royal Armed Forces clash with the Polisario Front in Western Sahara.
The announced visit of King Mohammed VI, expected “very soon in Mauritania”, followed a sovereign phone call on Friday, November 20, 2020, with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani
According to Blade, taking over the statement of the Royal Cabinet, during this telephone conversation the two leaders expressed great satisfaction with the rapid development of bilateral cooperation, as well as a great desire to consolidate and raise it to a level capable of deepening this cooperation between the two neighboring countries, expanding its prospects and diversifying its fields. .
Also, according to Moroccan newspapers, this phone call was also an occasion during which two people addressed the latest regional developments. This includes the passage of the Guerguerat, which some time ago blocked the Polisario front, preventing traffic between Morocco and Mauritania. It is also the origin of the conflict in Western Sahara.
King Mohammed VI took advantage of this telephone conversation. Expressing readiness for an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. At the same time, the sovereign addressed “an invitation to His Excellency the President to visit his other country, the Kingdom of Morocco,” the royal cabinet said in a statement.
This visit by King Mohammed VI was announced as the Royal Armed Forces confronted Polisario. In fact, there were new exchanges of fire between Morocco and the Polisario Front, on the night of Monday the 16th to Tuesday the 17th of November 2020 in Western Sahara, according to UN indications.