NEW YORK (United Nations)- The consultant of the Polisario Entrance to the United Nations Sidi Mohamed Omar warned Wednesday that the inaction of the UN Safety Council vis-à-vis the intense scenario prevailing in Western Sahara endangers the prospects for a peaceable resolution to the battle and “leaves the door open to the escalation of the continuing battle” within the territories occupied by Morocco.
“The UN Safety Council held right this moment closed consultations on the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), giving one other alternative to the Council to show its actual dedication to a long-lasting resolution to the decolonization of Western Sahara and translate this dedication into concrete measures,” mentioned Sidi Mohamed Omar in a press launch.
Nonetheless, he lamented, the Safety Council “has opted for inaction and hasn’t achieved any tangible outcomes.”
“The Safety Council hasn’t additionally broached the alarming deterioration of the scenario in occupied Western Sahara, the place the occupation authorities proceed their makes an attempt to impose by drive a fait accompli within the territory, whereas intensifying their repressive practices and reprisals in opposition to the Sahrawi civilians in full view of MINURSO,” he lamented.
“The truth that the Safety hasn’t taken concrete measures to face the intense penalties of the violation by Morocco of 1991’s ceasefire settlement and its new aggression in opposition to the liberated Sahrawi territory, in addition to its unlawful actions in occupied Western Sahara, undermined not solely the prospects of reviving the peace course of but additionally leaves the door open to the escalation of the continuing battle,” he warned.
On this respect, “the Polisario Entrance stays decided to cooperate with the African Union (AU) and the United Nations to succeed in a peaceable, honest and lasting resolution for the decolonization of Western Sahara, based mostly on the free and democratic train by the Sahrawi folks of their inalienable and nonnegotiable proper to self-determination and independence,” he added.