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Joey Hood confirms from Rabat reality of outbreak of war in Western Sahara, asserts Washington’s support for UN-led settlement

2 months ago at 28/Jul/2021 36

The Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Mr. Joey Hood, has confirmed from Rabat the reality of the outbreak of war in Western Sahara.

In a press release after meeting on Wednesday with Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita in Rabat, the US official confirmed that Washington supported a credible political process led by the United Nations to achieve stability and stop any hostilities.

The US official revealed that his country is consulting with various parties on the best ways to stop the war and achieve a permanent settlement in the Western Sahara.

He affirmed his country’s support for the efforts to appoint a Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara as soon as possible and stressed that Washington stood ready to consult with all parties to support the Envoy.

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