Mohammed VI delays arrival of UN special envoy to Western Sahara

Staffan de Mistura is waiting to be appointed UN Special Envoy to Western Sahara.
Staffan de Mistura is waiting to be appointed UN Special Envoy to Western Sahara. © Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
Rabat has no issues with Staffan de Mistura, whom the UN secretary-general has designated as his envoy to Western Sahara. But the Morocccan king is playing for time in the hope of achieving further victories in the disputed territory. [...] (477 words)
Issue dated 26/05/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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