NEW YORK- The United States called to remove the obstacles for the relaunch of the United Nations process in Western Sahara, pleading for the Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination.
WASHINGTON- UN Security Council adopted Friday Resolution 23 51 (2017) extending by one year, until 30 April 2018, the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Holding of a Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).
HAVANA (Cuba)- Cuba, which accepted to restore without conditions, its diplomatic relations with Morocco continues to bring its support to the Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination said Cuban newspaper Granma.
LONDON - The United Kingdom government supports the extension of the mandate of UN mission for a referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), said UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
NEW YORK-The UN Security Council will adopt on Thursday the draft resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum on Self-Determination in Western Sahara (Minurso) by one year following intense negotiations on this text submitted by the U.S delegation.
MADRID (Spain)- Parliament of Galicia, Spain's northwest, reiterated Tuesday its commitment to the Saharawi cause through an official statement presented by its speaker, Miguel Angel Santalices.
NEW YORK-The Security Council, which met Tuesday to examine the US draft resolution on Western Sahara, has not reached consensus as first discussions revealed great divergences between the members.
ALGIERS-Minister for Maghreb Affairs, the African Union and the Arab League Abdelkader Messahel said in Algiers that political agreement in Libya was "the basis for a solution to the Libyan crisis," and stressed the importance to preserve this asset.
ALGIERS- Candles will be lighted on Wednesday in the Palestinian embassy in Algiers, out of solidarity with the Palestinian detainees on hunger strike, said Monday the embassy of the State of Palestine.
WASHINGTON- Swedish Hans Corell, former Under-Secretary General for Legal Affairs and Legal Advisor at the United Nations, stressed the imperative that the Security Council act, concerning the handling of Western Sahara’s issue, with “authority” and “determination” to ensure a fair solution enabling the organization of self-determination referendum in this territory occupied by Morocco since 1975.