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Fishing Agreements

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Fishing Agreements

The European Union pays Morocco an annual fee to allow vessels, mainly Spanish ones, to fish off its shores. Sahrawis consider the deal controversial because they feel they don't benefit from it.

See the full story: Regional Instability Threatens Already Tense Western Sahara