Rabat - Morocco demanded that the Algerian government conduct an investigation into the shooting that targeted 10 Moroccan citizens at the borders between the two North African neighbors on Saturday.
Rabat – Morocco demanded that the Algerian government conduct an investigation into the shooting that targeted 10 Moroccan citizens at the borders between the two North African neighbors on Saturday.
The shooting injured two Moroccan nationals, one of whom is in critical conditions.
Rabat described the incident as a dangerous warning, pointing out that it is waiting for an official response from Algeria.
The Algerian ambassador in Rabat informed the Moroccan diplomacy that he was not aware of shooting incident.
Morocco summoned the Algerian ambassador on Saturday in order to protest the shooting by an Algerian soldier against two Moroccan nationals on the borders between the two countries.
The incident occurred on Saturday at 12:00 GMT Morocco and left one Moroccan citizen seriously injured.
The Moroccan government condemned the shooting, which it described as a “serious and provocative” incident that endangers the lives of Moroccan citizens.
“The Government of the Kingdom of Morocco strongly protests against this direct and unacceptable attack on the life of Moroccan civilians by the Algerian army and denounces an irresponsible act that adds to other provocative actions recently recorded at the borders” said a statement of the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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