UN renews peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara, calls for talks


Morocco has proposed wide-ranging autonomy for Western Sahara, but the Polisario Front insists the local population has the right to a referendum on independence [File: Fadel Senna/AFP]

ALJAZEERA News, 29 October 2021

The United Nations Security Council resolution expresses concern over the breakdown of the ceasefire between Morocco and the pro-independence Polisario Front.
The United Nations Security Council has extended the UN peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara for a year, expressing concern at the breakdown of the 1991 ceasefire between Morocco and the pro-independence Polisario Front and calling for a revival of UN-led negotiations. (cont…)

ALJAZEERA article 29 October