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Western Sahara: Morocco

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 18577, tabled on 18 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of whether Morocco’s annexation or Western Sahara a breach of international law.

Answered on

28 June 2021

As the Foreign Secretary stated on 11 December 2020, the UK regards the status of Western Sahara as undetermined. We support UN-led efforts to achieve a lasting and mutually acceptable political solution that provides for the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara.