Algeria cuts diplomatic ties with Morocco, FM says

Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra

© APA | Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra

# 24 August 2021 22:12 (UTC +04:00)

Algeria has cut diplomatic ties with Morocco, the country’s Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra announced.

During a press conference, he accused Rabat of "hostile actions".

"Since the day of independence and throughout the history Morocco has been continuing hostile actions toward our country", the minister told a news conference, .

Lamamra claimed Moroccan intelligence agencies have been spying on Algerian officials.

The minister also drew attention to a recent incident when the Moroccan envoy to the United Nations expressed support for the self-determination of Algeria’s Kabylie region.