PRESS STATEMENT ON WESTERN SAHARA BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

3 September 2003
SC/7863

PRESS STATEMENT ON WESTERN SAHARA BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

03/09/2003
Press ReleaseSC/7863

PRESS STATEMENT ON WESTERN SAHARA BY SECURITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

Following is today’s press statement on Western Sahara by Security Council President Emyr Jones Parry (United Kingdom):

Members of the Council welcomed the 1 September release by the Polisario of 243 Moroccan prisoners of war and reaffirmed the Council’s call in resolution 1495 that the Polisario Front release without further delay all remaining POWs in compliance with international humanitarian law.

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