Spain apologises to Moroccan monarch
Case of mistaken identity at sea.
Spain apologises to Moroccan monarch after yacht ‘drug smuggling’ gaffe
Infuriated Moroccan monarch shouted: “Do you know who I am?” after officers patrolling for drug smugglers attempted to board royal yacht
Spain has been forced to apologise to the King of Morocco after officers patrolling for drug smugglers and human traffickers attempted to board the North African royal’s yacht.
King Mohammed VI and his entourage were enjoying a day on the water when they were approached by a Spanish civil guard boat patrolling waters off Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta.
Officers approached two speed boats and three jetskis being used by the Royal party to inquire about the identities and destination of those on board.
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