Ukraine Expresses Support for Morocco’s Autonomy Plan

Ukraine expressed on Monday its support for the autonomy plan, presented by Morocco in 2007, as a “serious and credible” basis for the “successful” settlement of the Sahara issue.

This position was expressed by the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, on a working visit to the Kingdom, during a joint press briefing with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates Nasser Bourita, after their talks in Rabat.

Kuleba also said that Ukraine and Morocco both know the value of sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The Ukrainian top diplomat also said that Ukraine supports the efforts of the UN Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for the Sahara, Staffan de Mistura, to find a realistic, sustainable and mutually acceptable political solution, in accordance with the resolutions of the UN Security Council.

He said that the resolution of the Sahara issue is essential for regional security and peace.

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Khalid Al Mouahidi : A binational from the US and Morocco, Khalid El Mouahidi has worked for several american companies in the Maghreb Region and is currently based in Casablanca, where he is doing consulting jobs for major international companies . Khalid writes analytical pieces about economic ties between the Maghreb and the Mena Region, where he has an extensive network