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Guterres preoccupied about "deterioration" of situation in Western Sahara

New York (United Nations), 3 September 2021 (SPS) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he was "deeply concerned" by the sharp "deterioration" of the situation in occupied Western Sahara, describing the resumption of hostilities between Morocco and the Polisario Front as a "major setback" for efforts to find a "peaceful, lasting and mutually acceptable solution to the Saharawi conflict".

Moroccan authorities prevent Spanish doctors and lawyers from visiting activist Sultana Khaya

Occupied El Aaiun, 2 October 2021 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupation authorities on Saturday expelled from the airport of the occupied city of El Aaiun a Spanish delegation composed of doctors and lawyers who were going to Boudjdour to visit the Sahrawi activist Sultana Khaya, under house arrest for more than 10 months.

New Head of MINURSO holds first briefing in October

New York (United Nations), 2 October 2021 (SPS) –The new Special Representative for Western Sahara and head of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), Alexander Ivanko of Russia, will hold this month his first briefing on the future of the UN mission whose mandate expires on 31 October.

Intergroup for Western Sahara in the European Parliament welcomes the ruling: "The consent of the Sahrawi people must be respected and the rule of law respected by EU institutions”

On 29 September 2021, the General Court of the European Union (GCEU) annulled the EU-Morocco trade and fisheries agreements that applied to Western Sahara. "For decades, the concerns of the people of Western Sahara have been ignored and their rights have been violated by the Moroccan occupying power. The EU General Court has made it unmistakably clear that it is high time to talk to and decide with the Sahrawi people and not behind their back.

Annulment of two EU-Morocco agreements, “resounding victory” for Sahrawis

Algiers, 30 September 2021 (SPS) - The annulment of two agreements between the European Union (EU) and the Kingdom of Morocco on agreement and fishing by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is a “resounding victory for the legitimate cause of the Sahrawi people,” said Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra.

CJEU's ruling, "great victory for Sahrawi cause," says Abi Bouchraya

Brussels, 30 September 2021 (SPS) - Polisario Front's National Secretary member for Europe and European Union, Abi Bouchara Bachir, on Wednesday described the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) cancelling EU-Morocco Fisheries Partnership Agreement, as a "great victory for the Saharawi cause."

Polisario Front, only legal representative of Western Sahara people

Luxembourg, 30 September 2021 (SPS) - The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) affirmed on Wednesday that the Polisario Front is the only legal representative of the Sahrawi people who is regarded as having the capacity to bring an action before the Court on behalf of the Sahrawi people. 

SADR welcomes annulment of EU-Morocco agreements over Western Sahara by the ECJ

Bir Lehlu (Lebirated territories), September 30, 2021 (SPS)-
The Sahrawi Republic and the Frente POLISARIO noted with satisfaction the judgement of the European Court of Justice, which ruled that the agreements concluded by the European Union with the Kingdom of Morocco were invalid because they illegally included the territory and the territorial waters and wealth of the Sahrawi Republic.

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Ould Salek discusses developments in the Sahrawi cause with his Cuban counterpart

New York (United Nations), Sept 29, 2021 (SPS) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, reviewed with his Cuban counterpart the latest developments in the Sahrawi cause and the responsibility of the international community towards the Saharawi people.

Discussions took place at the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) on the sidelines of the work of the 76th session of the General Assembly (GA).

Lamamra holds talks in New York with Sahrawi counterpart

 New York (United Nations) Sept 29, 2021 (SPS) - Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra held talks Monday in New York with his Sahrawi counterpart, Mohamed Salem Ould Salek on the latest developments of the Sahrawi issue.

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