Press Statement
Philip J. Crowley
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs
Washington, DC
February 9, 2010


The U.S. welcomes the announcement of the second round of informal talks on the Western Sahara, which will take place February 10-11, 2010. We call upon the parties to continue negotiations under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. The United States maintains full support for the Secretary-General and his Personal Envoy, Ambassador Chris Ross, in their efforts to reach a mutually-agreed solution.



PRN: 2010/157

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