In an interview with the Spanish daily “El Mundo” published on Monday, Aziz Akhannouch, president of the National Rally of Independents (RNI), concluded by: ” I am sure that there are friends of Morocco in Spain from all walks of life who are reasonable people and who are fully aware of the importance of the relations between the two countries and the importance of their continuity. “.
Also in this perspective and the day after these statements, Aziz Akhannouch and Pablo Casado, president of the Spanish Partido Popular (PP) held an interview by videoconference, today Tuesday, May 11, 2021, according to a press release from the Dove party. nowadays.
The purpose of the meeting between the presidents of the RNI and the PP was to ” conduct an open and frank discussion around the latest actions taken by the Spanish Government, relating to the presence on Spanish territory of the so-called Brahim Ghali »Indicates the document. ” The President of the RNI underlined the disappointment and the incomprehension of the Moroccans as for the conditions of the reception of the so-called Brahim Ghali which come to undermine the climate of confidence which has always prevailed between Morocco and Spain »He added.
Aziz Akhannouch also recalled that the history of the partnership between the Kingdom and Spain, marked by choices of strategic rapprochement and collaboration, “ today calls for the responsibility of all stakeholders and Spanish forces to work to preserve the gains between the two nations “. Monday in his interview the president of the RNI, Aziz Akhannouch wondered ” If Spain considers its approach to be purely humanitarian and innocent, why was Morocco not informed from the outset? noting that ” the fact of concealing this welcome may lead one to believe in a complicity that Madrid has so far avoided clarifying “.
For his part, Mr. Pablo Casado said about the purpose of the videoconference held, the recording of 5 parliamentary questions in order to request explanations from the government around the irregular entry, not communicated and under a false identity of the leader. of the Polisario Brahim Ghali Front. It should be noted that the RNI is a partner member of the European People’s Party (EPP) concludes the RNI press release released on Tuesday, May 31, 2021.
Earlier, during a conference during the week, “Europe Day”, in the presence of the former foreign ministers of the right Ana Palacio and president of the Popular Party, Pablo Casado, disappointed by the policy pursued by the Spanish Executive had qualified the management of the Brahim Ghali affair “irresponsible”. He warned that Spain should not minimize the serious consequences of Brahim Ghali’s visit to Logrones hospital.
He further said of the Sanchez government that he had succeeded in opposing Spain, Morocco, Algeria and the Polisario: “ It is a real historical irresponsibility with partners as important as Morocco He added again. ” The external panorama of Sanchez’s politics is bleak »He added, speaking on the essential themes of foreign policy (immigration, fishing, tourism, security and other key sectors which make up the excellence of relations between the two neighboring countries.
The Kingdom, which has always worked for the respect of good neighborly relations and cooperation with Spain, naturally expects reciprocal treatment from Spain, RNI President Aziz Akhannouch told El Mondo on Monday. noting that the way in which this country has dealt with this issue is surrounded by gray areas and raises questions.