Head of Western Sahara independence movement leaves Spain

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The chief of the independence movement of Western Sahara, Brahim Ghali, has left Spain after a controversial stay of almost one and a half months. The leader of the Polisario movement flew to Algeria early on Wednesday morning, state broadcaster RTVE and other local media reported, citing the government in Madrid. Ghali had been receiving treatment for Covid-19 in Spain, but his stay had caused friction between Madrid and the Moroccan government, as Rabat sees Polisario as a terrorist organization. The medical plane took off at 1:30 am (2330 GMT Tuesday) from Pamplona in northern Spain. Transp…

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