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Morocco severs ties with Iran over backing of Western Sahara separatist movement Polisario

Xinhua | Updated: 2018-05-01 23:41

RABAT - Morocco has decided to sever relationships with Iran over its backing to Western Sahara's separatist movement the Polisario Front, the Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said on Tuesday.

In a statement to the press, Bourita said that Morocco will expel the Iranian ambassador to Morocco and close its embassy in Tehran.

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