The recognition by Spain of the Moroccan autonomy initiative, as the most realistic and credible solution to reach a definitive settlement of the dispute over the Moroccan Sahara, constitutes a “promising” decision, affirmed the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs foreign affairs, Yaïr Lapid, noting that the Spanish position comes on top of similar positions expressed by many countries.
“We are going to work together and within the framework of a privileged relationship, to face the attempts aimed at undermining the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of the Kingdom of Morocco, as well as the attacks against Bahrain and the Emirates. United Arabs…”, underlined Mr. Lapid at the end of the talks he had on Monday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad, Mr. Nasser Bourita. , on the sidelines of the Negev Diplomatic Summit, reports the official “Twitter” account of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel.
The Israeli Foreign Minister added that “we are determined to bring prosperity and peace to the region and the world”, noting that “the Negev summit sends a strong message to the extremist forces, led by Iran and trying to destabilize the region”.
“We are also working to build a united and committed front for peace, prosperity and stability (…). This is a distinguished relationship based on common actions to meet challenges”, he pointed out.
The diplomatic summit that brought together, for two days in the Negev in southern Israel, the foreign ministers of the United States, Israel, Morocco, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, took late Monday. He dwelt on the issues and crises of the Middle East, Russia-Ukraine and the Iranian nuclear dossier.