News In Brief

Morocco threatens to quit OAU if rebels take seat

Morocco threatened yesterday to quit the Organization of African Unity (OAU) if the Polisario Front, fighting the Moroccan government for control of the Western Sahara, is granted a seat at the organization's summit meeting, OAU officials said.

The Polisario, which has fought for the independence of the former Spanish colony since 1976, appears likely to take a seat at the OAU summit, which opened here yesterday, Reuters reports.

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK