"The Moroccan Initiative is very objective for the settlement of Western Sahara issue. This is why we have supported it since the beginning" said Eduardo Frei, in an interview published on Tuesday by + Le Matin du Sahara et du Maghreb +.
"We also support the negotiation of this statute within the framework of the United Nations", said Eduardo Frei, who was also the former president of Chile (1994-2000), adding that "this issue is regularly discussed by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Chilean Senate, and by the network of committees on foreign affairs through about fifty countries. "
"We are for the respect of the sovereignty of every country", he said.
Mr. Eduardo Frei also indicated that, bilateral relations between Morocco and Chile are being strengthened on a daily basis and will “become very close (…) thanks to the leaders’ meetings, starting with the visit of His Majesty King Mohammed VI in 2004 to Chile. MAP