US officially informs UN Security Council of recognition of Morocco’s Sovereignty over Sahara

The United States has officially informed on Tuesday the UN Security Council of its decision to recognize Morocco’s sovereignty over the whole Sahara region.

The US Representative to the UN Kelly Craft has officially and solemnly transmitted a letter and the presidential proclamation on the recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over its Saharan to the president of the Security Council for the month of December, South African Ambassador Jerry Matthews Matjila.

“On December 10, 2020, President Donald J. Trump issued this proclamation recognizing ‘that the entire Western Sahara territory is part of the Kingdom of Morocco,’” wrote the US representative to the UN in her letter.

A copy of this letter, along with the text of the proclamation bearing President Donald Trump’s signature, has been forwarded to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

The US representative to the UN asked that the Security Council President and the UN Secretary General adopt the proclamation as an official document of the Security Council.

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