The Secretary-General today met with His Majesty Mohammed VI of Morocco. He thanked His Majesty for his warm welcome in Marrakesh and congratulated Morocco on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of its entry into the United Nations. The Secretary-General commended Morocco’s contribution to the work of the Organisation, including through the deployment of peacekeepers, as well as its leadership in support of the climate change agenda. He expressed his eagerness to help make the COP22 meeting a success.
The Secretary-General further underscored the importance of making progress in the Western Sahara negotiating process, as called for in the relevant Security Council resolutions.Distributed by APO on behalf of United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.