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Morocco says Sahara state would be “terrorist den”

Morocco’s king Mohammed, in an unprecedented warning to neighbouring countries, said on Monday any future independent state in the disputed Western Sahara could harbour terrorists and bandits. The king was addressing the nation on the 31st anniversary of the Green March when Morocco seized the former Spanish colony in 1975, claiming centuries-old rights over the territory rich in phosphates, fisheries and possibly offshore oil. That triggered a low-intensity guerrilla war that ended in 1991, when the United Nations brokered a cease-fire and sent in peacekeepers in anticipation of a self-determination referendum. Full Story

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