Despite a diplomatic dispute, Algeria: We will fulfill all our obligations relating to the supply of gas to Spain

The Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today, Friday, that Algeria will fulfill all its obligations relating to the supply of gas to Spain, just days after Algeria suspended trade with Madrid due to a diplomatic dispute over the status of Western Sahara.

The declaration states that Algeria has already announced through the President of the Republic that it will continue to fulfill all its obligations.

On Wednesday, Algeria announced the suspension of a 20-year friendship treaty with Spain and ordered the Association of Algerian Banks to suspend payments to and from Spain, which cover all aspects of trade except supplies. of gas, according to Algerian sources, according to Reuters.

Algeria also stated that Spanish companies should fulfill all their contractual obligations. The statement did not provide any other details.

Algeria got angry when Spain said in March that it supports a Moroccan plan to grant autonomy to Western Sahara. Algeria supports the Polisario Front, which seeks complete independence of the territory, which Morocco considers affiliated with it and controls most of it.

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