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Guerguerate : Brazil stresses the importance of unhindered flow of goods and people

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Brazil has expressed its position regarding the Guerguerate crisis. «The Brazilian government is following with concern the recent developments in the buffer zone», the Brazilian Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a press release.

«Brazil hopes that the flow of goods and people will be guaranteed and unhindered in the Guerguerate border crossing», it added.

«By reiterating its support for the process held under the auspices of the United Nations for a just and mutually acceptable solution, the Brazilian government rejects the use of violence and calls for the respect of the ceasefire in force since 1991», the Brazilian ministry added.

Brazil is one of the few countries in South America that has never recognized «SADR». On November 3, the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Brazilian House of Representatives, moreover, welcomed the autonomy plan proposed by Morocco to settle the territorial dispute.

On October 19 at the Brazil-Arab Countries Economic Forum, President Jair Bolsonaro welcomed the level of cooperation with the kingdom. «Morocco with which we are experiencing an important political rapprochement, constitutes a strategic partner for Brazil and for our agriculture, as it is an essential supplier of fertilizers», he said.

For the record, Nasser Bourita visited Brasilia in June 2019. A visit marked by the signing of several agreements.

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