Kenya maintains excellent relations with all members of the African Union and the United Nations, adding the country has and will continue to strengthen the relations for mutual benefit, said Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau.
Nairobi rescinds its recognition of the area controlled by Polisario movement, which seeks independence of Western Sahara from Rabat after President William Ruto meets Moroccan FM Nasser Bourita.
In meeting with Staffan de Mistura, Front leaders reiterate "legitimate" aim for self-determination and independence of Western Sahara, a disputed territory claimed in entirety by Morocco.
The move came one day after Morocco summoned its ambassador from Tunisia, protesting a meeting between the head of the Polisario Front and the Tunisian president.
Rabat recalls its ambassador after Tunisian President Kais Saied receives Brahim Ghali of Polisario Front that is seeking independence for Western Sahara, a disputed territory Morocco regards as its own.
"We aspire to work with the Algerian presidency so that Morocco and Algeria can work hand in hand to establish normal relations between two brotherly peoples," says Mohammed VI.
Israeli army chief Aviv Kohavi meets with several defence officials in the North African kingdom, which upgraded ties with Tel Aviv under a US diplomatic push in 2020.
Algiers accuses Madrid of "contributing directly to the degradation of the situation" in disputed Western Sahara, over which Spain recently ended its neutrality and now backs Morocco's claim.
Algeria warns it would terminate gas supplies to Spain if Madrid re-exported it to Morocco, a neighbour with which it is locked in a dispute over the Western Sahara region.
More than 26 irregular migrants are still missing after a dinghy capsizes off Spain's Canary Islands as search-and-rescue mission continues.
Algeria says return of its envoy to Spain depends on Madrid "clarifying" its stance on Western Sahara – a territory where Polisario fighters have waged a long-armed struggle for independence from Morocco.
Algeria condemns what it calls an attack by Morocco against a convoy of trucks in the border area between Mauritania and disputed Western Sahara, saying it will jeopardise UN attempts to ease regional tensions.
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