United States Secretary of State spokesman Ned Price said Wednesday that there are “some very important and profound differences” in the Maghreb region in terms of the current administration’s policies compared to that of the former president. Donald Trump, which generally includes the Sahara.
When asked about the United States’ position on Morocco and the Sahara, Price said they are discussing “directly” with Morocco, Spain and other places in the region.
“Generally speaking, there is very little continuity in our approach to the region, that is safe to say,” he stated, noting that “there is nothing to say about that” in a concrete way.
“With regard to Western Sahara, we are giving private advice to the parties in order to best stop the violence and reach a lasting settlement,” he added, saying, “I would contradict the characterization of any continuity, including in relation to our approach to it Region since the last government. “
At the end of April, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken had a telephone conversation with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, during which the situation in Western Sahara was not discussed, in order to avoid recognition of Rabat’s sovereignty over the former Spanish colony of former President Donald Trump.
On December 10, 2020, then US President Donald Trump postponed the political board in the Maghreb in support of Rabat and recognized Moroccan sovereignty in Western Sahara.
Joe Biden’s current administration has not officially decided on the matter, although this recent conversation with Morocco, which there is no evidence to suggest that Washington has no plans to reverse Trump’s action to make like “deep” gratitude “he made Mohamed VI feel.