UNSC backs Western Sahara negotiations - The Japan News

The Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday evening backing the secretary-general's new effort to resolve the 40-year conflict over the Western Sahara, which has pitted Morocco ...

Algeria praises UN vote on disputed W Sahara - eNCA

File: The Western Sahara is contested by Morocco, which claims it as part of its kingdom, and the Algeria-based Polisario which advocates independence. Photo: AFP / Patrick Hertzog. ALGIERS - Algeria has hailed as a "diplomatic success" a UN Security ...

Polisario Front welcomes recent UN Security Council resolution - Sahara Press Service

Shaheed Al-Hafed, April 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Permanent Office of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front has welcomed Resolution 23 51 of the UN Security Council on 28 April 2017, recalling the need to complete the decolonization of Western ...

United Nations Council postpones draft resolution - TVC News

Image result for United Nations Council postpones draft resolution The UN Security Council has postponed voting on a draft resolution on the Western Sahara conflict. This is amid signs the Polisario Front independence movement was preparing a pullback ...

Morocco Welcomes UNSC Resolution, Calls on Algeria to Uphold Responsibility in Settling the Sahara Conflict - The North Africa Post

The newly adopted UN Security Council Resolution on the Sahara highlights Morocco's efforts to settle the Sahara conflict through the autonomy initiative and calls on the other parties, notably Algeria, to uphold their responsibility in settling the ...

Security Council extends MINURSO mandate by one year - Sahara Press Service

Washington, April 29, 2017 (SPS) - 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). The vote ...

UN eyes new Western Sahara talks after Polisario pullback - Middle East Online

Separatist Polisario movement pulls back fighters from contested Guerguerat area as UNSC adopts resolution endorsing new peace initiative. Middle East Online. Polisario Front soldiers drive pick-up truck mounted with anti-aircraft weapon in Western ...