Foreign Minister, Abdelkader Messahel, assured the UN GeneralSecretary’s Personal Envoy to the Western Sahara, Horst Kohler, about Algeria’s commitment to the good conduct of the roundtable on the Western Sahara conflict, while sources from Western Sahara spoke about Morroco’s fleeing which has no intention to the liquidate the path of colonialism “.
During his meeting with the UN envoy to Western Sahara, Horst Kohler, asserted on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland, on the sidelines of the meeting, which brought the Polisario Front and the Kingdom of Morocco that Algeria’s commitment as a neighboring country to contribute to the good conduct of the roundtable to resume negotiations between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Frente POLISARIO.
On the other hand, sources close to the negotiating delegation in Geneva, said that the participation of the front in the round of preliminary talks, which comes at the invitation of the UN Security Council resolution n° 2440, and specifically in the fourth paragraph.
The sources added, in a statement to the Sahrawi News Agency that the discussion of the parties to the conflict, in the presence of neighboring countries, which begins its first round at one o’clock Geneva time, will focus on three main axes: Review the recent developments of the process of decolonization of Western Sahara since 2012, , discussion of some regional issues, and then the next steps to activate the political process of conducting direct negotiations between the Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra, Wad Al Dahab and Morocco.
“The Frente POLISARIO is participating in good faith to make a constructive contribution to the initial meeting to launch a political process to push for a final solution that guarantees the Saharawi people’s right to self-determination and independence”, the same source explained, referring to the political path that was launched by UN envoy Horst Kohler, which is involving new parties such as the African Union and the European Union to advance the political process that ends with the decolonization of Western Sahara.