Morocco has announced it is cutting ties with Iran, accusing Tehran of weaponising the Polisario Front, an independence movement that has clashed with Rabat for Western Sahara for the past four decades.
The move comes as Morocco accuses Iran of supplying weapons to the separatist Polisario Front that is fighting for the independence of the Western Sahara.
Morocco, one of Africa's largest economies, was admitted into the African Union (AU) this month, 33 years after it first quit the organisation. And all because of the Western Sahara.
The nation had left after the bloc recognised Western Sahara as a sovereign territory in 1984.
Morocco left the African Union in 1984 over the territorial dispute for the Western Sahara region, but now it seeks readmission.
United Nations Security Council votes to extend full restoration of its peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara.
Morocco expels eight Europeans undermining public order for supporting Western Sahara prisoners
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