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McDonalds mistake 2, December 2008

Posted by thegulfblog.com in North Africa.
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A Happy Meal toy sold in a McDonalds in Morocco has caused something of a problem when it had a map on it that did not correctly include the Western Sahara as part of Morocco. The demarcation of this area is something of a touchy issue in Morocco and has been the cause of numerous almost totally unreported clashes in recent years. Perhaps one could equate this mistake to a Russian map not containing Chechnya or an Iraqi map which has Kuwait as a part of Iraq. But the salient question is this: how many McDonald’s will be burned to the ground because of this sleight


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