King Mohammed VI gives access to Syrian refugees on Moroccan-Algerian border

Morocco has decided to the Syrian families who for some time on the border with Algeria stuck to authorise the Kingdom.

A Royal Cabinet statement issued yesterday evening reported that based on humanitarian considerations, King Mohammed VI has given his instructions to the relevant authorities for the immediate admission of 13 Syrian families who already several weeks to the Moroccan-Algerian border.

The statement added that this decision the "humanistic commitment of the Kingdom in the treatment of migrants reflects and issues during this blessed days of the holy month of Ramadan, a month of piety and solidarity."

"It is an exceptional measure dictated by humanitarian values", added the Royal Cabinet.

Eénenveertig refugees, including women and children, were stranded since 17 April 2017 on the Moroccan-Algerian border near the Moroccan city of Figuig. According to the source the refugees were last night initially to Figuig be evacuated for a meal and medical check. After this, they will be spread across Morocco, according to their own choice of city.

"We will during the night from Tuesday to Wednesday made available to transport them to the cities of their choice, perhaps in Nador, Fes, Rabat, Tangier or elsewhere", reported a source to the news site Lefr360.

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