Western Sahara: Letter from the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs to the President of the Security Council

Published: 12/Feb/2002
Source: UN Security Council


In a letter addressed to me on 13 November 2001, the President of the Security Council requested, on behalf of the members of the Council, my opinion on “the legality in the context of international law, including relevant resolutions of the Security Council and the General Assembly of the United Nations, and agreements concerning Western Sahara of actions allegedly taken by the Moroccan authorities consisting in the offering and signing of contracts with foreign companies for the exploration of mineral resources in Western Sahara”.

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Themes: State Succession, Border Changes
Regions: North Africa, Morocco, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Western Sahara)
Year: 2002