AU re-establishes 10-member contact group on Western Sahara to find an urgent solution to Sahrawi issue

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) 04 July 2017. (SPS) -The African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government has adopted today the decisions of the African Peace and Security Council on the situation of peace and security in Africa,  welcoming the international efforts aimed at speeding up a solution to the Sahrawi issue.

The African Union (AU) has recently adopted a resolution proposed by the African Peace and Security Council on the issue of Western Sahara, which includes the re-establishment of the 10-member contact group on Western Sahara to find an urgent solution to the Sahrawi issue, in addition to setting a calendar of meetings on the issuet of Western Sahara to ensure continuous follow-up by the African Union.

The decision, adopted today in Addis Ababa by the Summit of Heads of State and Government, welcomes the return of calm to the Guergarat area of Western Sahara and the appointment of a new UN envoy to end the conflict in accordance with the decisions and regulations of the two organizations. SPS

 

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