Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The US reaffirmed its defense of a political solution in Western Sahara

In November 2020, the Polisario considered the ceasefire signed with Morocco in 1991 broken, declared a state of war for the entire territory, and blamed that country for the consequences of its attack on the Guerguerat border crossing.

The United States has reiterated its support for a political solution brokered by the UN in Western Sahara during a visit by a senior foreign ministry official to Tindouf.

The head of US diplomacy for the Middle East and North Africa, Joshua Harris, traveled to the Algerian region this week to support the “United Nations political process,” according to the Foreign Ministry on its social networking account X, formerly known as Twitter.

Harris met with the Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, and the UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura to discuss the publication in X.

The diplomat “underscored the importance of full support” for the UN process “in a spirit of realism and commitment” to find one “Durable and dignified solution for the people of Western Sahara,” as reported by the State Department.

In Nov 2020The Polisario considered the ceasefire signed with Morocco in 1991 to be broken, the state of war throughout the territory, blaming that country for the consequences of its attack at the Guerguerat border crossing point, which connects Mauritania to the occupied territories.

Algeria has defended the solution of a 2022 Referendum on the self-determination of the Saharawi people as agreed by the United Nations through MINURSO and indicated that it will respect the results.

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