Rabat – Ms. Kim Bolduc, the new Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to the Sahara, said she was “very honored” to fulfill her mission in Morocco.
“I just take my mission in Laayoune and I am very honored to participate in this effort for peace in the region,” Ms. Bolduc told the press at the end of the interview she had on Friday in Rabat, with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and cooperation, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar and Interior Minister Mohamed Assad.
Responding to a question on the Moroccan autonomy proposal, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in the Sahara said “everything that can contribute to that there is peace in the region should be supported.”
Morocco’s proposal is “a very important topic that needs work,” she said, saying it will “help ensure that there is a solution that brings peace.”
A Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation issued after the meeting that Ms. Bolduc had with Mr. Assad and Mezouar and the two ministers expressed their full disposal of the Moroccan authorities to provide the support and assistance necessary for the performance of her duties and in accordance with the terms of the telephone conversation of 22 January between King Mohammed VI and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.