Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres

UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday said that he was “deeply concerned about the increased tensions” in southern Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the Mauritanian border, and called on relevant parties to “exercise maximum restraint and take all necessary steps to avoid escalating tensions.”

Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres
Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres
“The secretary-general is deeply concerned about the increased tensions in the vicinity of Guerguerat in the Buffer Strip in southern Western Sahara,” said a statement issued here by Guterres’ spokesman. (UN-Sahara)
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DAMASCUS — It’s been a long while since suicide bombers carried out a planned bombing inside fortified government compounds in Syria, in what was perceived to be due to the military progress on ground, but Saturday’s bombing in Syria’s Homs gave another message.
Six suicide bombers believed to have been wearing bomb vests infiltrated two intelligence headquarters in Homs city in central Syria on Saturday, three into the military intelligence headquarters, and another three into the state intelligence center in that city. (Syria-Bombing)
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CAIRO — Concerned about the security of its western border, Egypt has hosted a series of meetings in recent months to find a way to end Libya’s political turmoil.
On Friday, an Egyptian committee on the Libyan crisis met with the country’s southern lawmakers as part of a flurry of meetings to reach an inclusive political agreement for the crisis. (Egypt-Libya-Mediation) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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