Rabat - Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Alfonso Dastis, has once again reassured the Spanish parliament that Morocco is not exploiting the territorial waters of the Canary Islands. According to the Spanish official, “development and prosperity in Morocco are legitimate objectives that Spain should respect and encourage.”

Spain Should Encourage Morocco’s Petroleum Development: Spanish Official
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Morocco Nasser Bourita shakes hands with Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Alfonso Dastis. Photo Credit: AFP/ GERARD JULIEN
Safaa Kasraoui is a journalist at Morocco World News.