Irrevocable rejection of a Polisario request against Morocco-GB Association Agreement confirmed – The North Africa Post
The London Courtroom of Enchantment on Thursday irrevocably rejected the attraction of the pro-separatist NGO ”WSC” in opposition to a earlier choice of the Administrative Courtroom, rejecting its request which tried to query the affiliation settlement linking Morocco to the UK.
This third setback since final December for the enemies of Morocco’s territorial integrity confirms the validity of the affiliation settlement linking the 2 international locations, which advantages the populations and improvement of all of the Kingdom’s areas, from north to south.
Based on a number of Moroccan and British analysts, the courtroom’s choice additionally highlights the repeated failures of the actual instigator of the battle over the Moroccan Sahara, who, regardless of his malicious intentions, is failing in his makes an attempt to steer the British judiciary to re-examine the post-Brexit commerce settlement concluded and supported by the 2 Kingdoms.
Certainly, commerce between the 2 international locations has grown steadily because the settlement was signed, with bilateral flows peaking at £2.9 billion in Q3 2022, up £1 billion on the identical interval final yr.
The Affiliation Settlement between Morocco and the UK, signed in London on October 26, 2019, has been in pressure since January 1, 2021.
It restores, within the context of bilateral relations, all the results that the 2 international locations granted one another, throughout the framework of the Morocco-EU Affiliation Settlement. It thus ensures the continuity of commerce between Morocco and the UK after December 31, 2020.
Enabling the 2 Kingdoms to ascertain a structured partnership on a long-term foundation, with operational and institutionalized cooperation devices, and pushed by a shared ambition, the Settlement constitutes a assure for Moroccan and British firms endeavor financial and industrial relations in all sectors of cooperation.
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