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Morocco climate summit faces funding drought due to EU spat

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Funding desert: Row centers on disputed territory of Western Sahara (UN Photo/Martine Perret)
Brussels is withholding €12m contribution to COP22 in a diplomatic row over Rabat’s claim on Western Sahara3

March 3, 2016 — Millions of Euros to help Morocco fund this November’s UN climate summit in Marrakech are being withheld due to a diplomatic spat between the hosts and the European Union.

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