Report of the Secretary-General on the situation concerning Western Sahara
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Report of the Secretary-General on the situation concerning Western Sahara

19 February 2002

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Moroccan authorities of the rejection by Algeria and the Frente POLISARIO of the draft framework 5. Subsequently, on 17 January, my Special agreement, as had been reiterated to him by the Representative visited the Tindouf area where he met President of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, during his with the Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, visit to the James Baker Institute in Houston, Texas [...] In the meantime, I have asked my Special with the Government of Algerian, WFP, the European Representative to maintain regular and close contact Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO), and its with all the parties and to continue to provide implementing partners to address issues of mutual assistance to ICRC and UNHCR in the performance of concern regarding the implementation of its their vital [...] In my report of 20 June 2001 to the Security 2001 by the President of the Security Council Council (S/2001/613), I described in some detail the requesting, on behalf of the members of the Council, difficulties that the United Nations had encountered his opinion on the legality of contracts off-shore over the past 10 years in its effort to implement the Western Sahara concluded by Morocco with fore [...] The representative of the Frente upon assuming my functions as Secretary-General I POLISARIO in New York addressed two letters on the appointed James A. Baker III as my Personal Envoy in same subject to the President of the Security Council March 1997, and asked him to reassess the feasibility on 7 and 18 February, and the Permanent of implementing the settlement plan. [...] After a tour of the Representative of Morocco expressed his views in his region, during which he met with the leadership of the letter of 8 February addressed to the President of the two parties and the neighbouring countries, Mr.

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