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Western Sahara: Fisheries

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether the Polisario Front was consulted on the 2006 EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement prior to the making of that agreement. (309517)

The 2006 EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement was negotiated by the European Commission as a bilateral agreement with the Kingdom of Morocco—the de facto administering power in Western Sahara—and there was, therefore, no requirement to consult the Polisario Front.