Russia called, Wednesday, for a cessation of hostilities and for the de-escalation of tension in the Guerguerat region. And the border region Guerguerat became a focus of tension recently between Morocco
Russia called, today, Wednesday, for a cessation of hostilities and an easing of tension in the region Guacamole.
The border region of Guerguerat became a focus of tension recently between Morocco and the “Polisario” front, after “Polisario” elements, weeks ago, closed the Guerguerat crossing linking Morocco and Mauritania through a disputed strip.
This came in a communique issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry after telephone talks that took place today, Wednesday, between Sergey Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, and his Moroccan counterpart, Nasser Bourita.
According to the communique, Russia sent an appeal to all parties concerned to reinforce the cessation of hostilities and de-escalate the tension that has arisen in recent days in the Guerguerat region.
According to the same source, Russia reaffirmed its position in favor of resolving the issue of the Sahara “exclusively by political and diplomatic means, and on the basis of applicable international law.”
And on Friday, I announced Morocco, West, sunset Its army peacefully intervened to open the Guergarat border crossing for civil and commercial transport, weeks after it was closed by Sahrawi activists.
The Polisario Front chose to respond to this escalation by announcing the end of its commitment to the ceasefire with Morocco, which was signed between the two parties 29 years ago.