A statement from the Interior Ministry said that the Moroccan authorities deplore the dramatic situation of Syrian immigrants and denounce the inhumane behavior of the Algerian authorities against these helpless refugees mainly women and children.
Morocco accuses Algeria of forcing 55 Syrian refugees to cross into the mountainous town of Figuig. The statement added that these immigrants were helped by the Algerian authorities to reach this border area in groups since the night of April 17.
Morocco is shocked that the Algeria is not taking into consideration the situation of these immigrants by expelling them by Force to Morocco, pointing out that “the arrival of these refugees to this border area would never have been possible without the assistance and support of the Algerian authorities “.
The Statement concluded that “This is not the first time that the Algerian authorities have led refugees/immigrants to the Moroccan territory”.