UN brokers talks over Western Sahara

Morocco and the Polisario Front are to embark on UN-sponsored talks over the disputed territories of Western Sahara, while the Security Council unanimously resolved [May 1] to renew the 220-strong UN peacekeeping operation in the region. [The resolution also calls on both sides to enter into talks “without preconditions in good faith.”] [AlJazeera, May 1]

From Madrid11.net Security Briefs, May 1

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