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S2018E20 - Western Sahara - A frozen conflict?

Meanwhile, the conflict not only divides North Africa and Europe, but even the UN Security Council: According to UN reports, one of the last unresolved colonial conflicts is smouldering in Western Sahara. For 50 years, the resource-rich desert area with access to the sea has been at the centre of an endless competition between Morocco, which owns 80 percent of the country's territory, and Algeria, which supports the Sahrawi independence fighters. Meanwhile, the conflict not only divides North Africa and Europe, but even the UN Security Council, which does not want to destabilise the jihadist uprising region any further. [arte]

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