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South Africa will continue urging Morocco to honour UN resolution on Western Sahara and the conflict will remain on AU agenda

Cape Town (South Africa) 21 February 2020 (SPS)- South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms. Naledi Pandor, declared that her Government “will continue to urge Morocco to act in honour of UN resolutions and the AU to ensure that struggle remains on its agenda”, in her statement before South African Parliament last Tuesday in Cape Town.

Debate on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the proclamation of the SADR

Havana, February 20, 2020 (SPS) - The Saharawi embassy in Cuba and the Cuban Association of Friends of the United Nations (UNHCR) organized a talk on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of the SADR and the 40 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations SADR-Cuba .

Ivory Coast diplomatic representation in Western Sahara: a violation of the constitutive act of the AU

Algiers, Feb 19, 2020 (SPS) - Algeria described on Tuesday the opening by the government of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire of a diplomatic representation in the occupied Sahrawi city of El Aaiun as "a flagrant violation of international law "and" violation of commitments arising from the Constitutive Act of the African Union (AU) ", according to a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (Algeria).

World March of Women reaffirms its support to Saharawi women in their annual solidarity day

Geneva (Switzerland), Feb 19, 2020 (SPS) - The World March of Women reaffirmed, on the occasion of commemorating the day of solidarity with Saharawi women, which is celebrated on February 18 of each year, its support for Saharawi women on their annual solidarity day.

CONASADH president congratulates Algerian Bouzid Lazhari on his appointment as chairman of the UN HRC advisory committee

Chahid El-Hafed, Feb 18, 2020 (SPS) - The president of the Sahrawi National Commission for Human Rights (CONASADH), Abba El-Haissen, congratulated his Algerian counterpart, Buzaid Lazhari, on his election to the Chair of the United Nations Human Rights Council Advisory Committee at its 24th session in Geneva.

The opening of a Consulate of Cote d’Ivoire in occupied El Aaiun is an act of aggression against the Saharawi people’s sovereignty

Bir Lehlou (Liberated territory) 19 February 2020 (SPS)- The Saharawi Ministry of the Foreign Affairs considered in a press release issued on 18 February that the opening of a Consulate of Cote d’Ivoire in the occupied city of El Aaiun is an act of aggression against the Saharawi people’s sovereignty.

It further considered it a violation of the basic principles and goals of the African Union’s Constitutive Act.

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Saharawi government presents condolences to Mozambique for loss of Pan-African leader Marcelino Dos Santos

Gaborone (Botswana), 18 February 2020 (SPS) - Saharawi Ambassador to Botswana and Permanent Representative to SADC, Mr. Malainin Mohamed, presented Today his government’s condolences to the High Commission of Mozambique to Botswana, on the sad occasion of the passing away of the late Mozambican and Pan-African leader Marcelino Dos Santos.

Algerian Prime Minister reiterates Algeria's constant position on Sahrawi cause

Algiers, 17 February 2020 (SPS) - Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad reiterated Thursday the constant position of Algeria towards the Sahrawi causes.

Saharawi leadership welcomes AU-UN Joint Statement on international legality

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Territories), 15 February 2020 (SPS) - The Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and the Polisario Front welcomed, on Friday, the joint statement issued by the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) in which both bodies reiterated their commitment to international legality in Western Sahara.

Western Sahara’s maritime space: European Parliament to examine Morocco’s expansionist laws

Strasbourg, 15 February 2020 (SPS)- The European Parliament decided Wednesday to take up the issue of two expansionist laws adopted by the Moroccan House of Councillors, on 4 February 2020, which claim to include the waters of Western Sahara into the kingdom’s maritime space.

In the face of such a violation of the international legality, the European Parliament called on the European Commission to react quickly.

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