Former UN Secretary-General's Personal Envoy for Western Sahara James Baker mourns Sahrawi people on passing of Martyr Emhammad Khaddad

Shaheed Al-Hafed, 18 April 2020 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, has received a message of condolence from Mr. James Baker, former American Secretary of State and former Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Western Sahara, following the passing of Martyr Emhammad Khaddad.

Mr. James Baker conveyed his deep sadness and sincere condolences to the Sahrawi people on the passing of Martyr Emhammad Khaddad, expressing his admiration for his dedication to working to resolve the issue of Western Sahara.

Emhammad Khaddad was smart, respectful and beloved Polisario diplomat, who played an important role in decision-making, said Mr. James Baker, who worked with him within the framework of MINURSO for several years, when he was a personal envoy of UN Secretary-General, Mr. Kofi Annan.

Those who value freedom and self-determination will greatly miss his wisdom, logic, and desire to achieve justice and peace, added Mr. James Baker. (SPS)