Former MINURSO Head Says Compromise Is ‘Inescapable’ in Western Sahara

The former head of the United Nation Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), Erik Jensen, has warned against the danger of not reaching a resolution to the dispute, according to a UN press release.

UAE Reaffirm Support for Moroccan Autonomy Plan

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reiterated, on Friday in New York, their support for Morocco’s autonomy plan as a basis for a solution to the conflict over the Moroccan Sahara.

 

Antonio Guterres meets a Polisario representative at the UN

On the request of the Polisario representative at the United Nations, Antonio Guterres received on Wednesday Ahmed Boukhiri.

Bahrain Calls for Solution to Western Sahara Dispute Under Moroccan Sovereignty

Bahrain has once again expressed support for the Moroccan Autonomy Plan for Western Sahara.

 

Western Sahara : The challenges of Horst Köhler’s first visit [Interview]

Horst Köhler, the newly-appointed UN Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, officially took office on the 8th of September and has already met with senior UN officials, the UN said in a statement on Sunday. A tour in the region is also planned for October of the current year. What are the reasons behind this first visit ? The answers are provided by Abdelfettah El Fatihi, a political expert and analyst on the matters of Western Sahara and Africa, in an interview with Yabiladi.

 

Moroccan Rep. Calls to Remove Western Sahara from United Nations Decolonization Agenda

 Morocco’s ambassador to the United Nations said that the issue of Western Sahara should cease to be on the agenda of the UN’s Decolonization Committee (4th Committee).

 

Bitter Failure of Algeria, Venezuela in UN Committee on Decolonization

The June session of the United Nations Committee on Decolonization concluded its work on a bitter failure for its president, Venezuelan ambassador Rafael Ramirez, and for Algeria.

 

From Western Sahara to Rif Protests, Pro-Polisario Inner City Press Pursues False Causes

Inter City Press founder Mathew Russell Lee is desperately trying to drag ongoing Rif protests into discussion in the United Nations.

Morocco Beats Algeria in UN Fourth Committee Elections

After Morocco was unanimously elected Vice President of the 72nd General Assembly that will run from September 2017 to September 2018, another victory was registered by a Moroccan diplomat who was

Antonio Guterres is concerned about the Sahrawi refugees in Algeria

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres is highly concerned about the Sahrawi refugees in Tindouf camp as food rations will be reduced in mid June.

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