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Date of posting : May 5, 2016

Egypt for Settlement of Sahara Issue under UNSC Resolutions

Foreign minister Sameh Chokri underlined, on Tuesday, that his country, which closely follows the Sahara issue, remains attached to a settlement of this conflict pursuant to international law and UNSC resolutions.

Speaking at a meeting with a delegation of Moroccan media professionals on a visit to Egypt, Chokri recalled his country’s recent position at the Security Council and its support for Morocco, following UNSG statements, highlighting Egyptian people and administration’s esteem and consideration for Morocco.

 He expressed his wish to achieve a solution enabling to overcome tensions, and that Morocco continues to manage this matter within the framework of the UN Security Council resolutions, noting that his country’s stance is based on such parameters.

Chokri emphasized that Egypt has always supported Morocco’s return within the African Union, noting that only Morocco can decide on what is convenient for its interests and politics.

04 May 2016