Russia supports a consensual solution to the conflict in Western Sahara on the basis of UNSC relevant resolutions

Moscow, Oct 20, 2021 (SPS) - The Russian Federation has reiterated its position in the search for a political acceptable solution to the internationally recognized parties to the conflict, namely: Morocco and the Frente POLISARIO to this long-standing conflict on the basis of the relevant resolutions of the Council of UN Security.

This position of the European country was expressed by the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for the Middle East and African Countries, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, M.L. Bogdanov during a reception to an important Saharawi delegation led by the Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO Ubbi Bachraya Bachir and the Coordinator of Relations with the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) Dr. Sidi Mohamed Omar .

During the conversation, an in-depth exchange of views took place on the prospects for a settlement in Western Sahara, in light of preparations for the forthcoming adoption by the UN Security Council of a resolution on the extension of the MINURSO mandate.SPS