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Friday 3 January 2014

Paraguay Withdraws Recognition Of So-Called Sahrawi Republic

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Paraguay Withdraws Recognition Of So-Called Sahrawi Republic

Paraguay officially announced on Friday withdrawal of its recognition of the so-called Sahrawi republic.

Paraguay's foreign minister said in a release that recognition withdrawal entails legal effects, including the rescinding of all agreements previously concluded with this entity and the cutting of diplomatic relations between Paraguay and the separatist front.

      On this occasion, Morocco's minister of foreign and cooperation, Salaheddine Mezouar, said in a phone conversation with Paraguay's peer that Morocco welcomes this wise and right decision that follows suit to the south American country's legislative body's decision to cut diplomatic relations with the puppet republic.

      Mezouar also expressed Morocco's thanks and gratitude to Paraguay for this position that supports the efforts by the UN secretary general and his personal envoy to reach a political and agreed-upon settlement in accordance with the Security council's resolutions, particularly the latest resolution N.2099 adopted in April 2013.