The spat between the two parliaments reflects tensions between Rabat and Brussels. Morocco is lobbying for EU recognition of its sovereignty over the disputed Western Sahara. Its tactics are having a detrimental impact on relations with the EU.
- Business and trade will not be impacted by flare-ups in political relations between Morocco and the EU.
- Morocco’s relations with Israel will help it build cybersecurity capabilities.
- Europe may find it difficult to balance ties between Algeria and Morocco, as the two countries grow more hostile to each other.