Chabat formally apologizes for statements about Mauritania

The Secretary General of the Istiqlal Party, Hamid Chabat, has a formal apology offered to Mauritania and the people for its recent ruling on the Mauritanian territory.

The formal apology was published today in Al Alam, the official newspaper of the Istiqlal Party, and reads "it was necessary to offer our apologies to the Mauritanian population for the misunderstanding as a result of the statements by the Secretary-General of the Istiqlal Party ".