We support a solution that guarantees the right of self-determination for the people of Western Sahara.


ECS. London. | The British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs for the Middle East and North Africa, James Cleverley, affirmed his country’s commitment to its firm and resolute stance on the issue of Western Sahara and support for the efforts led by the United Nations as outlined in the Security Council resolutions. Council, with the aim of reaching a political solution that provides for self-determination for the people of Western Sahara, and is consistent with the principles and objectives of the United Nations Charter.

The senior British diplomat said in a written response to a question from Labor Representative Rachel Hopkins that the UK continues to support the efforts of the UN Secretary-General to appoint a personal envoy as soon as possible to resume inter-party consultations. Two divisions (the Polisario and Morocco).

In a written question, Labor Representative Rachel Hopkins had asked her government to reveal the steps it had recently taken during discussions at the last session of the United Nations Security Council, with the aim of setting a timetable for organizing the referendum for self-determination in Western Sahara as well as the talks that took place with the Moroccan ambassador about options for independence And the proposed merger in the referendum.

The permanent mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations in New York stressed during last month’s Security Council discussions that the development of the situation in Western Sahara makes it necessary to “ensure that the Sahrawi people exercise their right to self-determination through a fair referendum” to end the armed conflict that erupted last November.

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