Originally Posted by Chris Scott
I dont think you have misunderstood. Pera's source was Spanish I presume and they may be more on it than the Brits, but all Google searches on the subject lead back here so perhaps the closure was only a day or two?
I have not heard of this road being closed since before the convoy days.
I imagine someone actually in the area will post news soon.
Might be worth looking on the Spanish version of FCO, but dont know what that is called.
Yes, here in Spain the news about Western Sahara are permanently in the front page of the papers but there is a lack of acurate information.
I read that the road was closed for foreingners at Tantan, some Spanish journalist arrived yesterday El Aiún via Mauritania but they were put into an aircraft back home.
The flights from Canay Islands were suspended until yesterday (friday). I have no news, as I will have I´ll tell you here.
Anyway the situation is very "unconfortable" for tourists subject to comprensive controls and car inspections, mostly for Spanish