New York- Spain supports the quest of “a fair, lasting and mutually acceptable solution” to the Sahara issue, said on Wednesday in New York, president of the Spanish government, Mariano Rajoy.

“Spain supports the quest of a fair, lasting and mutually acceptable solution to the Sahara issue”, he said before the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly.


Rajoy added that Madrid “fully supports” the UN efforts in this regard.


Of the security situation in the Sahel-Sahara region, he welcomed “Mali’s retrieval of its territorial integrity after defeating terrorism”, as “a first step”, stressing that “return to constitutional order with the holding of presidential elections is a second step in building open and inclusive institution”.