The report was also released by several local media, including Alarabiya on Saturday (25/9/2021). The news comes as tensions have risen between Morocco and neighboring Algeria in recent weeks.
The two countries are mainly at loggerheads over the disputed territory of Western Sahara. Algeria severed ties with Morocco in August claiming acts of “provocation and hostility” by its neighbour.
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The relationship took another hit this week when Algeria on Wednesday said it had closed its airspace to all Moroccan civilian and military traffic.
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According to Far-Maroc, the North African kingdom ordered 13 Bayraktar TB2 drones from Turkey in April and the first batch of the drones arrived this month.
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“Rabat seeks to modernize the arsenal of the Moroccan Armed Forces (FAR) to prepare for any dangers and recent hostilities,” the report said but did not elaborate on this topic.