The European Parliament today voted not to give its consent to a controversial EU-Morocco fisheries agreement. The Greens warmly welcomed the outcome of the vote and called on the Commission to come forward with a revised proposal under which the waters of Western Sahara are excluded from the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement.
“By rejecting the agreement, the European Parliament has sent a strong signal to the world that the Saharawi people have the right to self-determination, and that the EU is no longer willing to legitimise Morocco’s occupation,” Isabella Lövin said after the vote.
Read more: Press release from Greens/EFA
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