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SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON WESTERN SAHARA
The following Security Council press statement on Western Sahara was read out today by Council President Wang Guangya ( China):
The members of the Security Council welcome the report of the Secretary-General of 29 June (S/2007/385) on the status and progress of the negotiations on Western Sahara.
The members of the Security Council are very pleased that the parties and States of the region agreed to meet on 18 and 19 June in accordance with resolution 1754 (2007).
The members of the Security Council support the agreement by the parties that negotiations will continue in the second week of August under United Nations auspices and express their hope the parties will use the next round of negotiations to engage in good faith in substantial negotiations on the way forward in accordance with resolution 1754 (2007).
The members of the Security Council reaffirm their strong support for the efforts of the Secretary-General and his Personal Envoy to implement resolution 1754 (2007).
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