April 2019

Namibia reiterates support for Sahrawi cause

Algiers, April 15, 2019 (SPS) - The Ambassador of the Republic of Namibia to Algeria, Mrs. Panduleni-Kaino Shingenge, reiterated on Monday the support of her country for the just struggle of the Sahrawi people for self-determination and independence, during a visit to the SADR Embassy in Algiers.

POLISARIO Front calls on Security Council to prevent Moroccan violations of ceasefire

Shaheed Alhafed, April 15, 2019 (SPS) - The Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat of the POLISARIO Front has called on the United Nations Security Council to take "urgent" measures to put an end to Moroccan violations of the ceasefire, and open the occupied territories of Western Sahara to international observers.

EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement: Polisario Front to file complaint before CJEU

Moscow, April 14, 2019 (SPS) - Sahrawi Coordinator with the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) M’hamed Kheddad said that a complaint against the EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement will soon be filed before the European Court of Justice (CJEU), noting that a "very solid" case was prepared to reject the agreement in question.

Ugandan Security Minister bids farewell to outgoing SADR Ambassador

Kampala (Uganda), April 13, 2019 (SPS) - Minister of Security of the Republic of Uganda, Honorable General Elly Tumwine, on Sunday bid farewell to outgoing Ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) to the Republic of Uganda, Habib Mahfoud Boukhreis.  

According to a statement issued by the SADR Embassy in Kampala, during the farewell audience, the Ugandan Minister reiterated Uganda’s firm position in support of the Sahrawi Republic. 

UN Security Council: South Africa commits to defending Sahrawi cause

Durban, April 13, 2019 (SPS) -South Africa’s Deputy Minister for International Relations and Cooperation, Luwellyn Landers reiterated his country’s commitment to a just, acceptable and sustainable solution to the Western Sahara issue based on the self-determination of the Sahrawi people.

France encourages Morocco in preventing political settlement, says senator Prunaud

Paris (France), April 13, 2019 (SPS) - French senator Christine Prunaud said Wednesday that France encourages Morocco which is preventing any political settlement in Western Sahara (as part of the UN peace process).

Morocco hinders Kohler’s freedom of movement, UN deplores

New York, April 13, 2019 (SPS) - Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres deplored the restrictions imposed by Morocco to freedom of movement of his Personal Envoy, Horst Kohler and the MINURSO (the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara).

Frente POLISARIO sends a letter to UNSC Presidency ahead of the Council's Western Sahara situation discussion

New York, April 09, 2019 (SPS) - The UN Security Council is scheduled to hold a consultation on the situation in Western Sahara on Wednesday morning in New York in the light of the UN Secretary-General's report, during which the Council will hear a briefing by Personal Envoy Horst Koehler, And another directly to the Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), Mr. Colin Stewart.

ANC reiterates support for Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination and independence

Pretoria, April 8, 2019 (SPS) - The African National Congress (ANC) has reaffirmed support for the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination and independence, in the statement of the Party for the year 2019 regarding international relations and cooperation.

Efforts of UN Personal Envoy hampered by Morocco's intransigent position (President of Republic)

Reykjavik (Iceland), 07 April 2019 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the POLISARIO Front, Brahim Ghali, has reaffirmed that the efforts of the Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Western Sahara, President Horst Koehler, collide with Morocco's intransigent position, which is contrary to the resolutions of the Security Council, seeks to impose preconditions that deviate from the legal framework of the solution, and violate international legitima