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Morocco Cutting Support for UN Western Sahara Force

The Moroccan government is reducing its staff and support for the U.N. peacekeeping operation in the Western Sahara, to protest the U.N. secretary-general's recent comments about the disputed territory. Morocco also threatened to withdraw its 2,300 troops from all U.N. peacekeeping operations.   The unusual move is the latest step in an escalating dispute between Morocco and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Ban recently visited Saharan refugee camps and referred to...

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