The Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat of the Frente POLISARIO affirmed their participation at Geneva’s meeting, slated for December, 4-5th, 2018, bringing under one roof the two parties to the conflict, namely; Polisario Frente and Morocco.
In reviewing the invitation issued by President Horst Köhler, Personal Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations to the parties to the conflict in Western Sahara, the Frente POLISARIO and the Kingdom of Morocco and the two observer countries, Mauritania and Algeria, to attend the Geneva meeting in early December 2018, the front expressed the readiness of the Saharawi side to attend this meeting.
The Frente underlined, in a statement released after the conclusion of its meeting on Wednesday, praised the efforts exerted by UN to solve the crisis, expressing the strong will to further cooperate with the UN envoy, including his assistance to the UN Geneva meeting to end the dispute and conclude the decolonization of the last colony in Africa.
In this regard, he expressed “the hope that this meeting will be a real opportunity to achieve tangible progress towards breaking the current impasse, highlighting the responsibility and the role of the UN Security Council to urge the Kingdom of Morocco to accelerate the entry in direct negotiations, in good faith and without preconditions with the only legitimate representative of the Saharawi people, in accordance with the resolutions of the Council, including resolution 2414(2018). ”