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Sahrawi people for relaunch of negotiations before end of Ban Ki-moon’s term as UN secretary general

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Shahid El Hafed (Refugee Camps), 6 March 2016 (SPS) - The Sahrawi coordinator at the United Nations Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) Mohammed Kheddad said Friday, in Shahid El Hafed, that the Sahrawi people hope that the negotiations for the settlement of the conflict in Western Sahara will be relaunched before the end of Ban Ki-moon’s term as UN secretary general.
In a press briefing after the meeting of the Sahrawi officials with the United nations Secretary General, on a tour to the region, Kheddad affirmed that “the Sahrawi people can no longer wait and hope the relaunch of negotiations with the Moroccan side before the end of Ban’s terms as UN secretary general.”
He underlined that the Sahrawi side remains committed to supporting UN’s efforts for the resolution of the conflict in Western Sahara, hoping that UN secretary general’s visit to the region will be a positive turning point for the Sahrawi cause.”
Ban Ki-moon, who arrived Saturday in the Sahrawi refugee camps, started his tour across the region from Nouakchott. (SPS)