UN Bent On Western Sahara Independence From Morocco As New Envoy Visits

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The King Mohammed VI of Morocco and government ministers were visited by the United Nations new special envoy to the disputed Western Sahara as part of his inaugural tour of the region.

The new UN envoy, Horst Kohler, who is also a former president of Germany will also visit refugee camps in Algeria were Western Saharan refugees who fled the crisis sojourn.

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The news agency of Morocco MAP reported that the king recieved Mr Kohler on Tuesday at the royal palace in Rabat. The Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani and Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita were also visited by the Kohler.

It is expected that Horst Kohler will catalyze the process leading to the long awaited referendum for the self determination of Western Sahara.

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Recall that Morocco had annexed the Western Sahara which was a former Spanish colony in 1975.

The UN has a peacekeeping, mission monitoring a 1991 cease-fire between Moroccan forces and the independence-seeking Polisario Front.

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