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Spain hit by massive wave of migrants from Morocco

Morocco is also angry at Spain for providing medical care to the leader of a Western Saharan independence group.

Morocco and Spain are in a diplomatic row over a migration surge involving the two Mediterranean states. The issue coincides with Moroccan anger over Spain providing medical treatment to a Western Saharan independence leader.

Around 6,000 people have entered the Spanish territory of Ceuta from Morocco via swimming and rafts since Monday. This amount of arrivals in such a short period of time is “unprecedented,” Spain’s public broadcaster RTVE reported today.

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