Algeria closes airspace to Moroccan aviation

The decision came “in view of the continued provocations and hostile practices on the Moroccan side,’ the Algerian presidency said

  
An Algerian fan displays a national flag after scaling a floodlight during their international friendly soccer match against Serbia in Algiers March 3, 2010. Image used for illustrative purpose.

An Algerian fan displays a national flag after scaling a floodlight during their international friendly soccer match against Serbia in Algiers March 3, 2010. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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CAIRO: Algeria’s supreme security council decided on Wednesday to close Algerian airspace to all Moroccan civil and military aircraft, the Algerian presidency said.


The decision came “in view of the continued provocations and hostile practices on the Moroccan side,’ it added in a statement.

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