Sweden will host the next round of informal talks between Moroccan negotiators and experts and a Polisario delegation.
The launch of real talks under the UN’s aegis for a political solution to the Sahara issue on the basis of the bold Moroccan autonomy proposal is one of the broad lines of the future action plan, head of government Abdelilah Benkirane said on Tuesday in Rabat.
If you have been following the news about North Africa, you will have noticed that King Mohammed VI met with President Obama last Friday. One of the clear outcomes was the President’s endorsement of Morocco’s initiative to negotiate a political compromise to resolve this problem.
New York- Today the Moroccan people are celebrating the 38th anniversary of the Green March, which took place on November 6, 1975 and saw the participation of 350,000 Moroccans from all walks of life, who marched into the Sahara to free the territory from Spanish rule. This peaceful march...
Moroccan King Mohammed VI will meet with President Barack Obama in Washington on November 22, amid cascading conflict in the Arab world and new challenges in Arab-American relations.
King Mohammed VI stressed that Moroccans were ready to make all sacrifices for the sake of their territorial integrity amid hopeless attempts by Morocco’s foes to undermine its reputation and sovereignty during a speech to mark the 38th anniversary of the Green March.
The UN envoy to the Security Council, Chrsitopher Ross, on Wednesday briefed the Security Council on his recent trip to the region during which he met with Moroccan officials, as well as the leaders of the Polisario, Algeria and Mauritania.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Salaheddine Mezouar, said Tuesday that Morocco continues to cooperate with the Secretary General of the United Nations to reach a political solution to the Sahara issue, on the basis of the autonomy plan proposed by Morocco in 2007.
Rabat- UN Secretary General Personal Envoy to the Sahara, Christopher Ross, on Saturday hold a 90-minute meeting with with Aminatou Haidar, as well as Ali Salem Tamek and other members of the Collectif od Defenseurs Saharaoui des Droits de l’Homme, know by its akronym as CODESA, an association...
New York – Morocco’s Ambassador to the UN, Mohamed Loulichki, reiterated on Monday in New York, the “readiness of Morocco to continue to support the process of negotiations in respect of the territorial integrity of the Kingdom and its national unity.”
New York- Morocco has reiterated its “total commitment to the political process, under the aegis of the United Nations organization, on the basis of clear parameters set by the UN Security council in its latest resolutions, to reach a political consensus-based solution” to the Sahara issue,...
Less than one month before the holding of the coming round of informal negotiations on the Western Sahara, the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, has wished that the parties taking part in these discussions, planned for the second half of the month of July, reach some “progress”.
Once again the Polisario speak from both sides of the mouth. Talk of peaceful negotiations and threaten war. And with whose lives do they barter; whose sons and daughters do they offer as sacrifice? The Sahrawi hostages pay the price again for the greed and political gain of a few?
At first glance, recent trial (known as the Gdim Izik trial) of Sahrawi separatists in Rabat and the creation of a new pro-independence party in the Spanish Basque country seem two distinct events.
With much of the global chatter focused on Syria and Iran, foreign policy discourse has largely ignored the stalemate over Western Sahara. However given the conflict’s implications for Morocco-U.S. relations, regional cooperation, and US security concerns, the U.S.