Security Council extends MINURSO mandate by one year

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 for the resolution, held in the beginning of a Security Council meeting, was chaired by the United States.

The Resolution was adopted unanimously by the Security Council as it received the approval of all 15 members. (SPS)