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AU Peace and Security Council discusses resumption of talks, new ceasefire agreement between Sahrawi Republic and Kingdom of Morocco

1 year ago at 06/Mar/2021 155

The Peace and Security Council of the African Union holds Tuesday, March 9, a session at the level of heads of state and government, chaired by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to study the situation in Western Sahara.

The meeting, the first of its kind since the outbreak of the war in Western Sahara on 13 November 2020, will discuss the assessment of the implementation of the decision of Silencing the Guns Summit held in December 2020, which called, in a resolution approved unanimously, on the African Peace and Security Council to provide the expected contribution of the African Union in support of the efforts of the United Nations, and contacts between the two parties – Morocco and the Sahrawi Republic , and the member states of the African Union, in order to address the developments of the situation in Western Sahara, to create the conditions and decisions for a new ceasefire and a just and lasting solution to the conflict, enabling the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the African Union and the United Nations, and the objectives and principles of the Constituent Act of the African Union.

The meeting will also consider the item related to the proposals of the African mechanism on Western Sahara, known politically as the African Troika, which was established by the African Union in accordance with its resolution of the 31st ordinary session of the summit of heads of state and government of the African Union, which took place in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott in July 2018.

Source: Algerian TV

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