Lhe interview between the heads of Spanish and Moroccan diplomacy will be carried out at the request of the former, diplomatic sources told the Spanish news agency EFE on Monday (September 20th).
The meeting will take place within the framework of the diplomatic agenda of the Spanish Minister José Manuel Albares, present in New York to attend the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations, and will be done remotely because Minister Bourita is not present at New York, says EFE.
Sources said there was still no date for Albares’ visit to Morocco – despite Rabat being traditionally the first destination for Spain’s foreign ministers – and downplayed this detail, insisting on the makes diplomacy demand “Long delays and discretion”, reports the press agency.
In this sense, diplomatic sources highlighted the speech of King Mohammed VI held on August 20, in which he expressed his desire to open a stage ” unprecedented “ in relations between Morocco and Spain.
The two neighboring countries experienced a serious diplomatic crisis last May, when Morocco allowed more than 10,000 migrants to pass through the Sebta enclave, in response to the secret admission to a Spanish hospital of the Polisario Front leader, Brahim. Gali. Rabat then recalled its ambassador to Madrid, Karima Benyaich.
According to the EFE agency, Minister José Manuel Albares will also meet in New York with his Algerian counterpart, Ramtane Lamamra.