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Colombia recognizes that Western Sahara belongs to Morocco

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Vice President and Foreign Minister, Marta Lucía Ramírez, said, this October 28, from Morocco, that Colombia will extend the consular jurisdiction of the embassy to "the entire Moroccan territory", clarifying that this includes Western Sahara.

The clarification made by the official generated controversy because, according to El País, this territory is the center of an arduous dispute between the Saharawi organization Polisario Front and its principal ally, Algeria.

Due to the dispute over this territory, the statements were not well received, and the world media even recalled the position of former U . . .

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