MINURSO

AcronymDefinition
MINURSOUnited Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
MINURSOMission des Nations Unies pour l'Organisation d'un Référendum au Sahara Occidental (French: United Nations Mission for the Organization of a Referendum in Western Sahara)
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WSJ used a statement from an interview with Bourita, who argued that MINURSO's presence in the region is necessary to keep the region safe from terror threat."Is the danger to the U.
L'approche de Rabat, saluee d'ailleurs par la communaute internationale, plaide aujourd'hui en faveur du retour du mandat de la MINURSO a une annee, d'autant plus que le Maroc a deja donne son accord pour la participation aux prochains pourparlers prevus en juin de cette annee.
"La Minurso n'a pas acces a des interlocuteurs locaux a l'ouest du mur de sable, ce qui continue de limiter sa capacite d'evaluer en toute independance la situation au Sahara occidental a des fins d'analyse ou de securite", ecrit le secretaire general dans son rapport final sur la situation au Sahara Occidental, transmis au Conseil de securite.
According to the statement, the UN secretary-general is grateful to Major General Wang for his exemplary service and contribution to the work of MINURSO.
According to the statement, the UN secretary-general was grateful to Major General Wang for his exemplary service and contribution to the work of MINURSO.
On 1 December, I also announced the appointment of Colin Stewart (Canada) as my new Special Representative for Western Sahara and Head of MINURSO, to succeed Kim Bolduc (Canada), who completed her assignment on 22 November.
MINURSO was established in 1991 after a ceasefire ended a war that broke out when Morocco sent troops to the former Spanish territory in 1975 to fight the Polisario front's ethnic Sahrawi rebels.
MINURSO also said about 10 Moroccan gendarmes were in the area and both sides were notified that the incursions were in violation of the ceasefire, according to the document seen on Tuesday.
Security Council, which had authorized the MINURSO.
He said although the resolution regrets that MINURSO's ability to carry out its mandate has been affected, it does not mention who is responsible.