C24-New York: Guatemala Commends Morocco’s Efforts, supports Autonomy Plan
Foreign minister of Guatemala, Mario Adolfo Bucaro Flores has welcomed Morocco’s efforts seeking to reach a political solution in the Sahara, saying the autonomy initiative presented by Rabat in 2007 is a realistic and credible step forward to resolving the conflict for the sake of stability, security and integration of the Maghreb region.
“Guatemala takes this opportunity to reiterate its support for the efforts of the Kingdom of Morocco to achieve a just and lasting political solution to the regional dispute over the Sahara,” said the Guatemalan top official at a meeting of C24 in New York.
Búcaro Flores also noted that his country considers that the autonomy initiative presented by Morocco in 2007, is a “realistic, credible and serious basis for achieving a negotiated solution between the parties, within the framework of respect for the territorial integrity of the Kingdom and its national sovereignty.
He also considered that the settlement of this regional dispute is “necessary” both for the population of the Moroccan Sahara and for the stability, security and integration of the Maghreb region.