UK reiterates respect for CJEU decisions on EU-Morocco trade agreements

London, July 28, 2018 (SPS) - The United Kingdom has reiterated its position of respecting the decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) regarding the EU-Morocco trade agreements, which excludes Western Sahara and its adjacent waters from the agreement.

In response to questions from parliamentarians of opposition parties, the State Secretary in charge of North Africa and the Middle East also stressed that the UK has always been clear that the recommendations of the Council of the European Union must be in conformity with international law.

He reaffirmed that the UK accepts and respects the decisions emanating from the CJEU. The British Foreign Office also confirmed that imports originating from Western Sahara region bear the EH code. (SPS)

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