May 2017

Auserd hosts 1st meeting on martyr Mohamed Abdelaziz thoughts

Wilaya de Auserd, May 31, 2017 (SPS) - The first meeting on the thoughts of the martyr Mohamed Abdelaziz was inaugurated on Wednesday in wilaya of Auserd, with the presence of the Prime Minister, Abdelkader Taleb Omar, the Speaker of the Parliament, Jatri Adduh and other members of the National Secretariat and government, as well as members of Saharawi National Council and representatives of national institutions and foreign delegations.

1st anniversary of President Mohamed Abdelaziz death, Sahrawis pledge to continue fight for independence

Chahid Elhafed, May 31, 2017 (SPS) - The Saharawi people commemorate today the first anniversary of the death of its martyr president, Mohamed Abdelaziz, a distinguished figure by his political career and his struggle for independence of Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco and for the inalienable right of the Sahrawi to self-determination.

UGTSARIO takes part at Galician Intersindical Confederation Congress

Santiago de Compostela , May 30, 2017, (SPS) - The General Union of Workers of Saguia el Hamra and Rio de Oro (UGTSARIO) participated  in the seventh Congress of the Galician Intersindical Confederation (CIG), with a delegation headed by the foreign affairs and cooperation officer of the organization, Mr Laabeda Kaziza.

 

President of Republic meets Saharawi students in Cuba

Havana, May 30, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, during his official visit to Cuba has met with the Saharawi students in the city of Santiago de Cuba and in Havana.

Education Minister received by his Cuban counterpart

Havana, May 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Minister of Education, Mohamed Moulud Mohamed Fadel, was received Monday in Havana by his Cuban counterpart, Ana Elsa.

The meeting, attended by the ambassador in Cuba, Malainin Atgana and the director of foreign relations and cooperation in the Cuban Ministry of Education, constitutes an opportunity to evaluate the high relations between the two countries in the field of education.

FiSahara film festival closes its works

Madrid, 30 May , 2017 (SPS). The International festival film of Western Sahara  FiSahara concluded its  activities Monday in the Spanish capital Madrid with the presence of the Saharawi ambassador in Algeria and a representation of the Ministry of Culture and Spanish solidarity movements  with the Saharawi people.

 

President of Republic congratulates Ethiopian counterpart on National Day

Birh Lehlu, May 29, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Ghali, sent a message of congratulations to His Excellency Dr. Mulatu Teshome, President of the Republic Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on the occasion of the celebration of the National Day of the Republic of Ethiopia.

Frente POLISARIO “strongly” condemns proposal of European Commission for mandate to negotiate revision of 2000 EU-Morocco Association Agreement

Bir Lehlou, 29 May 2017 (SPS) – The Frente POLISARIO has “strongly” condemned the proposal of the European Commission, the Council of the European Union is expected to decide on, for a mandate to negotiate a revision of the 2000 EU-Morocco Association Agreement, which would include Moroccan products originating illegally in Western Sahara under the trade preferences of that Agreement.

Saharawi Republic and Cuba reaffirm cooperation ties (Cuban press)

Havana, May 28, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Brahim Ghali, and his Cuban Counterpart, Raul Castro, have discussed in Havana cooperation between the two nations.

Cuban President Raul Castro received Friday the President of the Republic, Brahim Ghali, who is on an official visit in Cuba.

President of Republic pays homage to Fidel Castro in Santiago de Cuba (Prensa Latina)

Santiago de Cuba, May 28, 2017 (SPS) President of the Republic, Brahim Ghali, paid Saturday tribute to the leader of the Cuban revolution, the late president Fidel Castro, in the cemetery of Santa Ifigenia, where he laid wreaths of flowers.

The President of Republic, who arrived in Santiago de Cuba during the third day of his visit in Cuba, paid tribute to José Martí as well.

Spanish capital hosts 2017 edition of International Film Festival in Western Sahara

Madrid, May 27, 2017 (SPS) - The International Film Festival in the Western Desert (Fisahara) opened Friday in Madrid with the screening of Lajwad film, which has social and political dimensions of the Sahrawi society.

President of Republic conveys condolences to Egyptian counterpart

Bir-Lehlu, May 27, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Brahim Ghali, on Saturday sent a message of condolences to the Egyptian president, Abdel-Fattah al Sisi, for the terrorist attack on a Coptic Christian bus in a village in the rural province of Minya, about 350 kilometers south of Cairo, in which about 28 people were killed and 23 others were injured.

President of Republic received by Cuban counterpart

Havana, May 27, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario front, Brahim Ghali, was received Friday by his Cuban counterpart, Raúl Castro, as part of an official visit to Cuba.

The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen the historic ties of solidarity, cooperation and fraternity that unite the two countries and discussed international issues, reported the Cuban press.

President of the Republic starts official visit to Cuba

Havana, May 26, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, is exoected to arrive in Cuba on the occasion of an official visit during which he will hold official talks with the President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, Raul Castro Ruz, and will carry out other activities.

 

President Brahim Ghali holds meetings with presidents and high personalities of American Continent

Quito, Ecuador, May 25, 2017 (SPS) .- The President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) , Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, has held on the sidelines of his visit to this Andean country to attend the presidential ceremony of transmission of power several meetings  with  presidents  and high Personalities of American Continent.

President expresses his condolences to Prime Minister Theresa May following the tragic attack in Manchester city

Bir Lehlou, May 24, 2017 (SPS) -   the  President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr Brahim Ghali has addressed a message of condolences to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Theresa May, in which he "strongly" condemned the attack in which about twenty people lost their lives and dozens others were injured, in the city of Manchester.

President Brahim Gali arrives to Ecuador for presidential Transmission of power Ceremony

Quito, Ecuador, May 24, 2017 (SPS) - The president of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) , Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, arrived in the afternoon on Tuesday, May 23, in Quito, Capital of the Republic of Ecuador, invited by the highest governmental authorities, to participate in the presidential ceremony of transmission of power.

Emhamed Khaddad holds several meetings with Austrian officials

Vienna (Austria), May 23, 2017 (SPS) - The Saharwi Coordinator with MINURSO, member of the National Secretariat, Mr. Emhamed Khaddad, held meetings with the Austrian Foreign Ministry as well as with Ambassador Bernhard Wrabetz at the headquarters of the Austrian government

 

Saharawi Red Crescent launches urgent appeal to donor countries to avoid humanitarian crisis for Saharawi refugees

Shaheed El-Hafed, May 22, 2017 (SPS) - The Saharawi Red Crescent Society (SRC) has issued an "urgent" appeal to all donor countries and humanitarian organizations to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to avoid the danger that threatens the life of the Sahrawi refugees who have been totally reliant on international humanitarian assistance for more than 40 years, indicated  a statement from the CRS made public on Monday.

Polisario Front denouces Moroccan attack against members of Algerian delegation

Kingston (San Vincent and the Grenadines) May 22, 2017 (SPS) - The representative of the Polisario Front to the United Nations, Boukhari Ahmed, expressed the Polisario Front’s condemnation of the Moroccan physical assault against members of the Algerian delegation, which was witnessed by all delegations, as well as harassments against other delegations attending the UN Special Committee (Committee of 24) on decolonization.

Polisario Front condemns Moroccan obstacles to UN Committee on Decolonization

Kingston (San Vincent and the Grenadines) May 22, 2017 (SPS) - The Polisario Front condemned the Moroccan obstacles during the UN Special Committee on Decolonization held from 16 to 19 May, in Kingston, the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Brahim Ghali hails international community's support to Sahrawi cause

Wilaya of Awserd (Refugee Camps), May 21, 2017 (SPS) -Sahrawi president and Secretary General of the Polisario Front Brahim Ghali hailed Saturday the support of the international community to the Sahrawi cause and the efforts made by all defenders of the Sahrawi people's struggle, notably Algeria, and called on the United Nations to fully assume its responsibility vis-à-vis the completion of the decolonization of Western Sahara. 

President of Republic congratulates Hassan Rohani on his re-election

Bir-Lehlu (Liberated Zones), 21 May 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Gal,i sent Sunday a congratulatory message to Hassan Rohani on his re-election as President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

President of Republic commends African Union's firm position on Saharawi issue

Wilaya of Awserd (Refugee Camps), May 21, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, praised the positions of the African Union towards the maneuvers of the Moroccan occupation state, which showed its adherence to its principles and resolutions and its determination to complete the liberation of Africa, with the decolonization of Western Sahara, the last colony on the continent.

It is high time for international community to put an end to tragedy of Sahrawi people (President of Republic)

Wilaya of Awserd (Refugee Camps), May 21, 2017 (SPS) –President of Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, has stressed that it is high time for the international community to put an end to the tragedy of the Saharawi people, end four decades of Moroccan intransigence and speed up the organization of a self-determination referendum in Western Sahara.

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