UN proposes to control El-Guerguerat region

Nations Unidas, September 17, 2016(SPS) -  The United Nations has proposed to Morocco and the Polisario Front to engage in exclusive control of the region of El-Guegararat in Western Sahara in order to reduce the tension generated as a result of the violation of the cease-fire.

This proposal by the UN mission MINURSO, according to spokesperson Stephane Dujarric as, includes "the withdrawal by both parties of all armed elements" from the place and the UN mission maintains exclusive presence in the region "

Mr. Dujarric also said that any action on the part of the mission will be carried out with the approval of both sides and UN Security Council. 

The Polisario front Representative at the United Nations Ahmed Bukhari had appealed in previous statements to the Security Council to "assume its responsibility to prevent the situation created unilaterally by Morocco, which would lead to a scenario of open conflict with unpredictable consequences."

In that sense the Representative of Venezuela, Rafael Ramirez, told reporters that "MINURSO was not created to build roads, but to prepare the referendum for the Saharawi people to decide their future." (SPS)

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