Cape Verde prepares to open a new consulate in Dakhla – Hoy 24

The Republic of Cape Verde is preparing to open an embassy in Rabat and a general consulate in the city of Dakhla, thus bringing to 27 the number of foreign consulates opened in the southern provinces, between the cities of Dakhla and El Ayoun.

To continue strengthening the strong bilateral relations that unite the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Cape Verde, this country will open an embassy in Rabat today, Tuesday, as well as a general consulate in the city of Dakhla in the Moroccan Sahara, tomorrow, Wednesday.

The two countries have worked to develop cooperative relations that reach the level of deep ties of African brotherhood, as they share a common will to contribute to the maintenance of peace and stability on the African continent.

Morocco and Cape Verde also have a strong desire to develop a mutually beneficial economic partnership to establish an ambitious public-private partnership serving the South-South cooperation model under the win-win principle.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad, Nasser Bourita, had met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Regional Integration, Mr. Rui Alberto de Figueiredo Soares, on the sidelines of his country’s participation in the work of the “First Ministerial Meeting of the African Atlantic Countries”, on June 8, 2022, in Rabat, the Cape Verdean Minister reiterated his country’s “support for the territorial integrity of Morocco and the autonomy plan presented by the Kingdom of Morocco, which constitutes the only realistic and credible solution”, praising “the efforts made by the United Nations as an exclusive framework” to settle this artificial dispute over the Moroccan desert.