Saint Lucia expressed, in New York, its support for the autonomy plan presented by Morocco to resolve the regional dispute over the Moroccan Sahara.
“We support the Moroccan autonomy initiative, described as serious and credible by the Security Council in its successive resolutions since 2007″, underlined the representative of Saint Lucia before the 4th Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, adding that this plan is the way forward to close this dispute.
He also reaffirmed his country’s support for the process of the round tables which took place in Geneva with the participation of Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and the “polisario”, expressing the wish that progress be made. through this political process.
Welcoming the efforts of the UN Secretary General to facilitate the political process, as well as of his Personal Envoy for the Sahara, the diplomat reiterated his country’s support for a “just and mutually acceptable” political solution to the issue of Moroccan Sahara, through dialogue between all parties and in accordance with the relevant Security Council resolutions.
The representative of Saint Lucia, in this sense, highlighted Morocco’s commitment to resolving this regional dispute, as well as its mobilization in the context of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in the southern provinces.