The UN Security Council delayed its vote on Western Sahara The UN Security Council will delay the vote of its annual resolution on Western Sahara, originally scheduled for this Wednesday, in order to try to iron out differences on the text, said today to Efe diplomatic sources.

Negotiations continue for the time being and the Council “is not yet ready to vote,” explained a Council diplomat who requested anonymity.

For now, a new date for the vote has not been established, which should be held in any case before the end of the month, when the mandate of the UN mission in Western Sahara (Minurso) expires.

In the text, in addition to extending the mission, the Security Council traditionally expresses its position on the latest developments on the ground and on the political process.

As every year, the United States is the country in charge of drafting the resolution, which is usually adopted by consensus. Read more

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