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UWP Considers Opening Of Consulate In Dakhla A Disgrace

The United Workers Party (UWP) has a taken a dim view of the recent introduction of a general consulate by Dominica and several other eastern Caribbean countries in Dakhla.

On March 31, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit opened the consulate on behalf of six eastern Caribbean countries, cementing their support for Morocco’s stance in the Western Sahara dispute.

The consulate will represent six Eastern Caribbean countries, namely Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint-Kitts and Nevis, Saint-Lucia, and Saint-Vincent and the Grenadines, providing the region with a significant and promising diplomatic presence in Morocco.

According to a statement from the party, “The UWP considers the stance of the Skerrit regime against justice, independence, freedom and peace for the people of Western Sahara as utterly disgraceful.” The statement further notes the party’s belief that the Consulate’s launching was a “solo, highly unprincipled, self-serving initiative of Roosevelt Skerrit to ingratiate his regime to the Moroccan monarch, King Mohammed VI.”

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