Morocco And Israel Just Agreed to Normalize Ties

Ludmiła Pilecka

Morocco has become the latest country in the region to agree to normalize ties with in what the President called a “historic breakthrough.”

This makes Morocco the 4th Arab country to establish diplomatic relations with this year after the , Bahrain, and Sudan. 

The U.S.-brokered deal included that the U.S. changes its policy and recognizes the disputed territory of Western Sahara as part of Morocco. It is a major win for the North African country.

“Morocco recognized the in 1777.  It is thus fitting we recognize their sovereignty over Western Sahara,” Trump said after making the announcement.

Right now, the is the only western country to recognize Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara.

The region could see similar deals being made before Trump leaves office in January. According to White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, will eventually follow suit.

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