Bahrain: Saharan consultate

Issue 1117 - 07 Jan 2021

Following on from the UAE’s opening of a consulate in the disputed Western Sahara, where the Gulf states generally support Morocco’s claims to sovereignty, Bahrain in mid-December opened a consulate-general in the territory’s capital Laâyoune (usually spelt El Aioun by the rival Polisario Front independence movement).

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