France won’t block U.S. proposal on Western Sahara – envoys

By Louis Charbonneau

UNITED NATIONS | Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:53pm BST

(Reuters) – France, Morocco’s traditional protector on the U.N. Security Council, is unlikely to use its veto to block a U.S. proposal to have U.N. peacekeepers monitor human rights in the disputed territory of Western Sahara, envoys said.

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