Mauritania began mobilizing military troops along its northern borders this week, planning exercises to deter further Polisario aggression amid security concerns in Western Sahara.

Mauritania Prepares Military Maneuvers to Counter Polisario Aggression
Last month, an anonymous source told regional news outlet Anbaa that Mauritania plans to withdraw its recognition of Polisario’s Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) before the end of the current presidential term.