Could this be the start of a beautiful Western Saharan-South Ossetian friendship? After securing recognition from Russia, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Nauru, the breakaway region of South Ossetia has turned to the African continent in search of friends and found one in the partially recognized Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
“Western Sahara de facto recognizes the independence of South Ossetia. Now we have to formalize relations de jure, with all that comes with it, including the establishment of diplomatic relations,” the de facto SADR Minister for African Issues Mohamed Yeslem Beyssat was quoted as saying by Russia's Regnum news agency.
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