July 2019

Foreign Affairs Minister and President Personal Envoy is received by the Rwandan President

Kigali, July 17, 2019 (SPS) -The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, was received by the Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, who handed him a letter from the President of the Republic, Brahim Gali.

Moroccan Army involvement in smuggling drugs and humans represents direct threat to regional and international peace and security (Full text letter)

New York (United Nations), July 16, 2019 (SPS) - The Polisario Front has asserted that the involvement of the Moroccan army in drug and human trafficking poses a direct threat to regional and international peace and security, in a letter addressed by Representative of the Frente POLISARIO to the United Nations, Dr. Sidi-Mohamed Omar, to H.E. Mr. Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations, President of the Security Council.

POLISARIO calls UNSC to compel Morocco to uphold its regional and international responsibilities that are threatening security and stability in the whole region

New York, July 16, 2019 – the Representative of the Frente POLISARIO at the United Nations, Dr Sidi M. Omar has called Security Council to compel Morocco to uphold its regional and international responsibilities and to desist from its destabilising actions that are threatening security and stability of its neighbours and the whole region in a letter sent to the President of the Security Council, Permanent Representative of Peru to the United Nations, H.E.

Blood phosphate Secretly shipped from Western Sahara to New Zealand raises interest in New Zealand activists’ circles

Willington (New Zealand), July 16, 2019 (SP (SPS)– New Zealand Newspaper, “Otago Daily Times”, published a long article on Tuesday early morning (New Zealand time= GMT+12), about Saharawi, New Zealander and international activists tracking a strange ship that seems to be secretly heading to New Zealand with an uknown quantity of stolen Saharawi Phosphate, illegally mined and marketed by Morocco, the occupying power in Western Sahara.

No time to ignore 'blood phosphates'

By Bruce Munro

Saharawi refugees living in El-Aiun camp near Tindouf, in Algeria, protest against New Zealand's...

Saharawi refugees living in El-Aiun camp near Tindouf, in Algeria, protest against New Zealand's continued use of Western Sahara phosphate. PHOTO: SUPPLIED

Polisario Front calls on Spain to defend Sahrawis’ right to self-determination

Seville (Spain), July 14, 2019 (SPS)– The Polisario Front representative in Spain Kheira Bulahi Bad called on Madrid to defend the Sahrawi people right to self-determination, stressing that the Moroccan occupation continues blocking the Spanish observers and human rights defenders from entering the Sahrawi territories.

Seizure of 1525 kg of cannabis, machine guns (Ministry of Defense)

Shaheed Al-Hafeed, 13 July 2019 (SPS) - Units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) seized on Friday 1525 kg of cannabis, a PKT machine gun with 1100 rounds of ammunition, two Kalashnikovs with 200 rounds, and arrested four smugglers on a 4WD Toyota, in the region of Rous Timlouza, indicated the Ministry of Defense in a statement.

France: AARASD denounces expulsion of activist Claude Mangin Asfari of Morocco

Paris, July 10, 2019 (SPS) - The Association of Friends of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic of France (AARASD) on Monday denounced the expulsion of Morocco activist Claude Mangin who tried Monday to visit her husband Naâma Asfari, a Saharawi political prisoner in Kenitra prison (Morocco).

Ecuadorian National Assembly Speaker receives Minister Delegate to Latin America

Quito (Ecuador), July 10, 2019 (SPS) - The Minister Delegate to Latin America, Mr. Omar Mansour, was received on Tuesday along with Sahrawi Republic  Ambassador to Ecuador, Ali Salem Sid-zain Salim, by the President of the Ecuadorian National Assembly Mr. Thessar Litorado at the headquarter  of the Ecuadorian Parliament.

Statement of Mr. Mohamed Salem Uld Salek, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Saharawi Republic

Niamey, Niger, 9 July 2019  - The Moroccan Foreign Affairs Minister gave statements to the media after the end of the Extraordinary Summit of the African Union held in Niamey, capital of the Republic of Niger, in which he tried to cover the great disappointment Morocco is facing at the political and legal levels.

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