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Washington supports promoting prosperous future for people of Western Sahara and broader region

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Spokesperson for the United States Department of State, Ned Price, has affirmed that Washington “will actively support the efforts of personal envoy de Mistura to promote a peaceful, to promote a prosperous future for the people of Western Sahara and for the broader region as well”.

At a press briefing on Monday, the US official stressed that Washington remains “engaged with all sides to do just that in support of this diplomatic effort, and we will support a credible UN-led process to stabilize the situation and secure a cessation of any hostilities”.

He reiterated the support of the United States for “personal envoy Staffan de Mistura’s leadership in resuming the UN-led political process to advance what is our ultimate goal, and that’s a durable and dignified resolution to the conflict in Western Sahara”.

In response to a question about the United States’ recognition of Morocco’s alleged sovereignty over Western Sahara, the spokesperson for the United States Department of State made it clear that the Unites States is “consulting privately with the parties and supporting the diplomatic efforts of Staffan de Mistura and the UN-led political process”.

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