Pandor ‘snubs’ Morocco’s autonomy proposal for Western Sahara


International Relations and Cooperation Minister Dr Naledi Pandor has snubbed Morocco by ignoring its latest proposal of autonomy and a referendum for Western Sahara. Instead the minister paid a two-day official visit to the neighbouring Algeria at the weekend, to discuss the strengthening of bilateral relations. The two countries expressed satisfaction with the quality and depth of their bilateral relations, anchored in the common struggles respectively against colonialism and apartheid, and they expressed their willingness to further enhance their economic cooperation. African and global developments also featured prominently in the wide-ranging discussions between Pandor and Algeria’s minister of foreign affairs,…

Source: citizen