The Kingdom of Cambodia expressed, Monday in Rabat, its support for Morocco’s sovereignty and territorial integrity as well as its respect for Morocco’s efforts to reach a negotiated political solution to the Moroccan Sahara issue.
This position was expressed in a joint statement issued following discussions between the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccan Expatriates, Nasser Bourita, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Prak Sokhonn.
“The Kingdom of Cambodia fully supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Kingdom of Morocco and respects its efforts to reach a reasonable political solution to this regional conflict,” stated Sokhonn who is on an official visit to Morocco between March 27 and 28 at the invitation of Minister Bourita.
Quoted in the joint statement, the Cambodian Foreign Minister also stressed Cambodia’s full support for the efforts undertaken by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, António Guterres, and his Personal Envoy for the Sahara, Staffan De Mistura, which are in line with Security Council (SC) resolutions on the Sahara issue.
The Deputy Prime Minister further praised Morocco’s “serious, realistic and credible” efforts to resolve this issue.