Merkel expresses satisfaction with the positive steps taken by Horst Koehler to solve the problem of Western Sahara

Algiers, Sept 19, 2018 (SPS) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday expressed her satisfaction with the efforts of the Personal Envoy of the Secretary General, former German President Horst Koehler, to solve the problem of Western Sahara

The German chancellor, in a press conference with the Algerian prime minister, Ahmed Ouyahia said that the work done by the former president of Germany, Horst Koehler, as personal envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Western Sahara is very positive.

The German Chancellor arrived on Monday at the North African country on an official visit, at the invitation of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, according to an official statement to exchange views on the main issues of common interest, in particular the crisis in Libya, the question of the Sahara Western, the situation in Mali and in the Sahel, as well as the crisis in the Middle East. SPS