The chief of the Royal Advisory Council for Saharan Affairs, Khalihenna Ould Errachid, met today, Wednesday, July 06, 2022, with a delegation of the Andean Parliament led by the President of this parliament Fidel Espinoza Sandoval.
The Andean Parliament held Monday in Laayoune, its regular session, a first of its kind held outside the member states of this regional organization.
During these talks attended by Dr. Maouelainin Ben Khallihenna Maouelainin, President Khalihenna Ould Errachid discussed with his hosts the latest developments regarding the Sahara issue.
CORCAS chief highlighted the relevance of the Moroccan solution for the settlement of this conflict, in this case granting autonomy to the Moroccan Sahara region, whose text was formulated by Saharawis, represented by the Royal Advisory Council for Saharan Affairs, then presented by the Kingdom to the United Nations in 2007, as a courageous and fair initiative to break the stalemate that the situation had known since the ceasefire in 1991.
This initiative is currently supported almost unanimously by the international community, and in recent months it has received a veritable tidal wave of support from UN member states.
The Moroccan Parliament and the Andean Parliament had signed, in July 2018 at the headquarters of the House of Councillors, a memorandum of understanding to establish channels of communication and parliamentary interaction through the exchange of visits, experiences, information and documents.
Under this memorandum of understanding, the Moroccan Parliament has the status of advanced partner with this parliamentary organization.
The parliament of the Andean Community is a parliamentary organization created in 1979 with the aim of harmonizing legislation and accelerating integration between the member countries of this group namely Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.
-News on Western Sahara issue/Corcas