The Moroccan government has invited its ambassador to Berlin for consultations in response to the “hostile acts” it attributes to the German authorities, which include “serious” measures calling into question the Moroccan sovereignty of Western Sahara.
Rabat believes that Berlin is harming “the best interests of the Kingdom of Morocco,” according to a Foreign Ministry statement accusing Angela Merkel’s executive of “having a negative stance” on the issue of Western Sahara.
“His antagonistic activism following the US President’s proclamation, which recognizes Morocco’s sovereignty over the Sahara, is a grave act that has not yet been declared,” it continues, alluding to the open differences since the then president December intervened for the United States, Donald Trump.
Diplomatic relations between Berlin and Rabat were already affected at the time, although the German authorities claimed they had not changed the position in which they had defended an iota and it was alleged that the status of the former Spanish colony had yet to be clarified .
In addition, Rabat has included the alleged German “complicity” with a “former convict of terrorist acts” in the list of complaints to ensure that this person would have received “sensitive information” that the Moroccan security services provided to their counterparts in the country reports the MAP agency.
The Moroccan Foreign Ministry has also spoiled Germany for its “continued efforts” to “combat” Morocco’s role in the region, particularly in relation to Libya. With this in mind, he insisted on his unease about excluding Rabat from a forum organized in Berlin on the political crisis in Libya.