Justice rescinds two trade agreements with Morocco and the European Union

The General Court of the European Union was abolished Two trade agreements between Morocco and the European Union (EU), one related to agricultural products and the other to fishing, following an appeal by the Sahrawi separatists of the Policario Front, Announced Wednesday, September 29th Court in Luxembourg. However, these contracts are valid for two months “To protect the legitimacy of the Union’s external action and its international obligations”, According to the press release with the verdict.

Following the announcement, the EU and Morocco pledged to continue their trade partnership. “We will take the necessary steps to ensure a legal framework that guarantees the continuity and stability of trade relations between the European Union and the Kingdom of Morocco.”, Joseph Borel, Head of European Diplomacy, and his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Pavritta In a joint statement.

Rabat regards the Western Sahara as an integral part of its territory and grants autonomy under its sovereignty. An option rejected by the Policario Front fighting for independence in Western Sahara, which continues to demand a referendum.

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