Conrad Triple, Chargé d’Affairs at the United States Embassy in Spain, said that Washington is reviewing the issue of former US President Donald Trump’s recognition of the “Moroccan” of the Sahara.
This came in an interview with the Spanish newspaper “El Pais”, last Saturday, in response to the question “Will this administration review Trump’s decision to recognize Moroccan sovereignty over the Sahara?” Conrad Triple said, “We know that this is an important issue for Spain, and it is one of the many issues.” Which are subject to review “in the current circumstance.
The American Chargé d’Affairs to Spain stated that “there are talks with all the actors within the framework of the United Nations” on the subject, and “but we have not taken any decision” pending a reassessment of the issue, because, as he put it, Minister Blinken (said) he wants to understand Context and commitments made. “
He concluded his speech on the Western Sahara file by saying, “What I can emphasize is that this administration seeks to consult with allies and support multilateral institutions such as the United Nations, and any decision taken in such a case will be within this framework.”
The statement of the Chargé d’Affairs of the United States of America in Madrid coincides with an initiative on the same day by 25 senators in the US Senate under the auspices of Senator James Einhoff to send a letter to President Joe Biden asking him to reverse Trump’s decision on the Sahara.
Source: Spanish newspaper “El País” + “The Diplomat in Spain”