The decision of the General Court of the EU is “of a political nature” and has “no legal significance” (El Khattat Yenja)

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 21:32 Dakhla – The decision of the General Court of the European Union (EU) on the subject of the agricultural and fisheries agreements signed with Morocco is “of a political nature” and has “no legal significance ”, Said Wednesday the president of the council of the Dakhla-Oued Eddahab region, El Khattat Yanja. “The Moroccan Sahara is home to diplomatic representations of African countries and other continents. The position of Washintgon to recognize the sovereignty of Morocco over its southern provinces is clear … How can Europe take this position of a political nature and which has no legal significance? ”, Underlined Mr. Yanja in a declaration to M24, the continuous news channel of the MAP. “As elected representatives and representatives of the southern provinces, we are convinced that Europe will rectify the situation on appeal”, he continued, wondering about “the neglect by the EU of the strategic dimension relations with Morocco, which plays an important role as a strategic partner for the EU ”. “The European side has not taken into consideration that we are democratically elected in the southern provinces (…) We have defended this agreement because of its significant impact in terms of development”, he added. He also underlined that this decision is of first instance and not binding, expressing the wish that the period to come be an opportunity for Europe (and for the General Court of the EU) to rectify its position and to do justice. to the southern provinces, which are an integral part of the Kingdom of Morocco. Mr. Yanja also considered that “it is in the interests of the European continent that the southern shore of the Mediterranean enjoys stability, which can only be achieved through large-scale developments”. He concluded that the EU justice is now called upon to redress this process and to render justice to Morocco in general and to the southern provinces in particular in its appeal judgment.