Sahara: Egypt reaffirms attachment to Morocco's Territorial Unity and support for Autonomy Initiative

Date : 16 01 2015

 

Rabat - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Choukri reaffirmed Egypt's attachment to Morocco's territorial unity and its support for the autonomy initiative submitted by the Kingdom to put an end to the Sahara conflict.

 

Concerning the Sahara issue, the Egyptian Foreign Minister reaffirmed Egypt's attachment to Morocco's territorial unity and to a UN-brokered solution for this issue, as well as its support for UNSC resolutions on the Moroccan autonomy project and the serious and credible effort by Morocco to move ahead towards the settlement of this conflict, wrote a joint statement on Friday on the occasion of the visit to Morocco by the Egyptian Foreign Minister.

 

For his part, the statement went on, foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar reaffirmed Morocco's position in support of the process of democratic change in Egypt and of the road map adopted by the Egyptian people, after the revolution of June 30, to elect democratic institutions starting with a referendum on a new constitution which was approved early 2014, following the election of his excellency president Abdelfettah Al Sissi last June during free and fair elections, mirroring the will of the sweeping majority of the Egyptian people to hold the legislative elections scheduled March 2015.

 

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