Maghreb summit delayed over internal disputes
The North African heads of state summit, scheduled to be held this week in the Libyan capital of Tripoli has been indefinitely postponed after Morocco's King Mohammed VI has decided not to attend.
The Moroccan King decided against participating in the summit over what the kingdom called Algeria's "surprising official positions" on Western Sahara that have hurt Moroccan interests.
"The summit is postponed to give more time to solve the dispute and hold the next summit without problems," Mauritanian Foreign Minister Mohamed Vall Ould Bellal told Aljazeera on Monday.
Maghreb delegates confirmed the Tripoli summit had been postponed.
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