Here is SADR's maritime claim

In January, the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic claimed their Exclusive Economic Zone offshore Western Sahara. Here is the SADR legislation.

Published 17 April 2009

No states in the world have recognised the Moroccan claims over the territory of Western Sahara. These claims have even been rejected by the International Court of Justice. 

However, Morocco also makes use of the ocean territory offshore Western Sahara, but without ever having presented a maritime claim over the area. 

This year, the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, which is recognised by some 80 states worldwide, and a member of the African Union, claimed the territory offshore Western Sahara. 

Download the SADR legislation here. 

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