Security Council extends MINURSO mandate for one year

New York (UN), 30 October 2021 (SPS) - The UN Security Council decided on Friday to extend for one year the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

The Security Council issued its resolution 2602 on Western Sahara during a session held on Friday, extending the mission of MINURSO until 31 October 2022.

With 13 votes in favour and two abstentions (Russia and Tunisia), the Security Council adopted the resolution presented by the United States.

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