UN Secretary General voices appreciation for Morocco’s cooperation with his personal envoy for Sahara
The UN Secretary General Antonio has voiced appreciation for Morocco’s cooperation with his personal envoy for the Sahara, Staffan de Mistura, while Morocco has renewed commitment to support the efforts of the Secretary-General and his personal envoy aimed at relaunching the political process.
This came during a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York between the Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the Moroccan delegation to the 77th UN general assembly, which is led by Head of the Government Aziz Akhannounch
Guterres thanked Morocco for its cooperation with his Personal Envoy for the Moroccan Sahara and with MINURSO, and expressed his gratitude to the Kingdom for the invaluable contribution of the Royal Armed Forces to UN peacekeeping operations.
The Head of Government reaffirmed Morocco’s commitment to support the efforts of the Secretary-General and his Personal Envoy aimed at relaunching the political process in accordance with Resolution 2602, and in respect of the Kingdom’s consistent position on the national question.
Guterres also expressed his high appreciation of the important role played by Morocco on the various issues on the agenda of the United Nations, reiterating his gratitude to the Kingdom for its active support to the initiatives and proposals of the Secretary-General to revitalize the Organization and face global challenges.
He also congratulated Morocco for its constructive role in the Libyan issue, as well as its initiatives for interfaith and intercultural dialogue.
Akhannounch reiterated the Kingdom’s commitment to continue supporting the work of the United Nations under the leadership of Guterres. He also praised his courage to face the current global challenges and his determination to work for the establishment of a more equitable world order, towards developing countries, particularly in Africa, which are severely impacted by the energy and food crisis.