While Morocco continues to be silent, Algeria has undertaken a diplomatic offensive in international organizations after accusing Rabat to kill three civilians in a bombing in Western Sahara. Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra has sent missives to the UN, the African Union, the Arab League and the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OCI), the official press agency reported yesterday.
Lamamra stressed in his message " extreme gravity" of what happened on November 1 and calls the bombing "an act of state terrorism ." In addition , he warned that military action attributed to Morocco "porta imminent risks to security and stability in the Western Sahara and the entire region."
For his part, Secretary General of the United Nations , António Guterres , has not yet been addressed directly to Morocco and Algeria on the new escalation of tension, but through his spokesman , Eri Kaneko , urged " dialogue to ensure that these tensions They calm down " . He also urged to provide an opportunity for the new special envoy for Western Sahara , Staffan de Mistura , " start their work and take the temperature at the ground to see how you can improve the situation."
Members of the UN mission for the referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) moved on Thursday to the area of the incident to carry out an investigation that will be delivered to Guterres.
The digital ' Mena Defense' , which advanced the attack on November 1 , published Friday reports that he says , pointing to " the involvement of a drone Turkish fighter Bayraktar TB -2 " along with a video showing one of these drone " flying over the region of Smara " in the territories of the Western Sahara occupied by Morocco . The kingdom has just acquired 13 ships this model Dron Turkey .Updated Date: 09 November 2021, 00:07