Gabon "encouraged and praised", here Monday, the Moroccan autonomy plan, as a "compromise", "serious" and "credible" initiative that would reach a final solution to the Sahara dispute.
In testimony at the United Nations General Assembly Fourth Committee, Eric Jensen, former head of the Western Saharan mission and Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Western Sahara from 1993 to 1998, outlined a series of unfortunate anniversaries that have come to mark the Western...
Several experts and observers took the floor at the UN General Assembly 4th commission to affirm the “unrealistic” nature of the separation option as a solution to the Sahara issue, arguing that the Moroccan autonomy proposal remains the “hope for a way out to the crisis”.
I had to sit through twelve agonizing minutes watching an interview of the head of the Polisario Mohammed Abdelaziz with the Algerian news agency APS. The first thing that I noticed was that he was very clear and sharp in his responses and he never once stumbled over an answer.
The choice of compromise adopted by Morocco to address the regional dispute over the western Sahara continues to gain wider acceptance among the international community, particularly in Europe, which considers Morocco’s autonomy plan a reasonable serious and credible solution to the conflict.
The purpose of this conference is to discuss, share views and strive to propose solutions to some of the most challenging issues faced by the international community.
A number of Moroccan students from the Saharan provinces were among the participants in this program.