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UN Chief Arrives in Western Sahara as Talks in Crisis

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is set to arrive in Western Sahara tomorrow (Saturday 5 March) for the first visit of his tenure. The trip comes at a crisis point for UN talks on Western Sahara following Morocco’s refusal over the last three years to participate in any direct negotiations, its refusal to receive the UN Secretary-General during his current visit to the region, and its killing this week of a Saharawi civilian in the demilitarized buffer zone along the heavily landmined, 2700-kilometer-long Moroccan military wall that divides the Territory of Wesern Sahara.

Read the Article in Full:

http://independentdiplomat.org/un-chief-arrives-in-western-sahara-as-talks-in-crisis/


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