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International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor.
International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor.
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US President Joe Biden should urgently reverse his country's recognition of Morocco as having sovereignty over Western Sahara, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said on Wednesday.

In a Zoom briefing hosted by Chatham House on Wednesday afternoon, she identified this as the most urgent part of US policy towards Africa that needed to be addressed by the new president. The event coincided with the swearing-in ceremony of Biden as the new US president.

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