UNSG regrets his Personal Envoy for Western Sahara demission of former German President, Host Kohler

New York (USA) May 23, 2019, (SPS) - The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, deeply regretted the resignation of former President of Germany, Horst Kohler, to his position and mission as an Personal Envoy for Western Sahara.

In a message sent to the head of the UN, Kohler announces the decision to abandon the position as mediator in the process of decolonization of Western Sahara. The former president justifies such a decision for reasons Health.

Antonio Guterres deeply appreciates the efforts made by Hosrt Kohler, noting that "his constant and intense efforts laid the foundations for a new impetus in the political process in Western Sahara."

The UN Secretary-General expressed his best wishes to the former envoy for the Western Sahara and thanked the parties, Frente POLISARIO and Morocco, for their commitment to the peace process and negotiations promoted by Hosh Kohler.SPS

 

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