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Algeria Tells Spain Not to Re-Export Gas Amid Morocco Spat

  • Spain tells Algeria it will start sending piped gas to Morocco
  • The quarrel is yet another threat to Europe’s energy security
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Algeria threatened to cut natural gas flows to Spain if it re-exports Algerian supplies to other countries, amid rising diplomatic tensions over Morocco.

The warning came after Spanish Energy Minister Teresa Ribera said Madrid would start sending gas, albeit of non-Algerian origin, to Morocco via the Maghreb-European pipeline.