Algeria calls for an appointment of a new envoy for Western Sahara

New York, June 15, 2021 (SPS) - Algerian Ambassador to the United Nations Sofiane Mimouni on Monday called for the rapid appointment of a new UNSG personal envoy for Western Sahara, deploring the "unilateral procrastination "and the" consciously raised obstacles "to the organization of the self-determination referendum in the occupied territories.

"The resumption of direct and substantial talks between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Frente POLISARIO is the obvious way to reach a just and lasting solution. In this spirit, we urge the Secretary General to quickly appoint a new personal envoy in the hope that he will help relaunch the dialogue between the two parties, "said Mimouni, speaking at the annual session of the Special Committee on Decolonization, said Committee of 24.SPS