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Algeria cuts commerce and diplomatic hyperlinks with Spain after Madrid endorses Morocco’s plan for disputed area.
The disputed area of Western Sahara in northwestern Africa is straining ties between Algeria and Spain.
The Algerian authorities has suspended a friendship settlement and halted all commerce aside from pure gasoline for now.
Western Sahara was a Spanish colony till 1975. Morocco then took management in a transfer that has not been recognised internationally.
Algeria helps the Polisario Entrance, which has been combating for independence in Western Sahara.
In March, Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez angered Algeria when he joined a rising variety of international locations endorsing Morocco’s plan to provide the area some autonomy.
Can one of many world’s longest-running conflicts ever be resolved?
Presenter: Nick Clark
Sidi Omar – Polisario Entrance consultant on the United Nations
Yasmine Hasnaoui – North Africa affairs specialist
Riccardo Fabiani – venture director for North Africa, Worldwide Disaster Group