The Morocco broke diplomatic relations with the Iran, which is accused of having facilitated the delivery of weapons to the Polisario Front through its ally of the Lebanese Hezbollah. Rabat had already broken its relations with Tehran between 2009 and 2014.
The Morocco announced Tuesday, May 1, the failure of its diplomatic relations with the Iran, he accused of having facilitated a delivery of weapons to the Polisario Front independence movement in Western Sahara, via his ally of the Lebanese Hezbollah.
“During a press conference in Rabat, the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nasser pointed, assured that a”first delivery of weapons had been recently provided the POLISARIO”, the Saharawi independence movement backed by the Algeria, via a” the item”to the Iranian Embassy in Algiers.
“The Morocco has irrefutable evidence, identified names and facts specific which corroborate this collusion between the Polisario and Hezbollah against the supreme interests of the Kingdom,” said the head of Moroccan diplomacy.
The Ambassador of Morocco to Tehran has “left the Iran Tuesday and I will ask the Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Iran to leave the Kingdom immediately”, said Nasser Bobby, who was speaking on his return from Tehran, where he says have informed his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif of the Moroccan decision.
Nasser pointed said that this decision had nothing to do with “regional and international developments” today, in reference to the tensions between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran, supporting opposite sides in the conflicts and crises in the Middle East.