Morocco – Qatar and the Rif

Summary: Morocco claims neutrality in the Gulf dispute, but tilts towards Qatar. Mainly peaceful protests continue in Morocco; government response moderate stick and promise of carrots.

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  1. I would just like to point out that Algeria, which has good relations with Iran and refuse to side with the Saudi led coalition in Yemen has put no obstacles in the way of Algerian producers of fruit and vegetables selling their produce to Qatar. There has never been any lost love between Algeria and Saudi Arabia for any number of reasons and privately, senior Algerian officials have often expressed concern about “private” Saudi funding of hard line Islamist groups in Algeria, indeed across the Sahel.

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