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Western Sahara map in backdrop of Netanyahu clip said to spark fury in Morocco

A map delineating Morocco from Western Sahara hanging in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office — and seen in the backdrop of a recent video clip — has sparked outrage in the Arab country, the Kan public broadcaster reports.

Israel recently normalized ties with Morocco. In exchange, the United States agreed to recognize Morocco’s claims over Western Sahara.

An Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson tells a Moroccan station the map is “old” and will be changed.

“It will be corrected in the new maps that appear,” says the spokesperson.

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