Mohamed Abdelaziz, great activist for sovereign Sahrawi Republic

Algiers, June 02, 2016 (SPS) - The Speaker of the People’s National Assembly Mohamed Larbi Ould Khelifa sent a message of condolences to the Speaker of the Sahrawi National Assembly Khatri Addouh, following the death of Sahrawi President Mohamed Abdelaziz in which he affirmed that the deceased was a great activist for a sovereign Sahrawi Republic.

“It is with deep sadness that I learnt of the news of the death of President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Mujaheed Mohamed Abdelaziz,” wrote Ould Khelifa in his message.

The deceased “was in the vanguard of the activist elite. His self-abnegation, courage and his experience made him a leader.”  

During 40 years of struggle, “the deceased committed to freeing the Sahrawi Republic,” said Ould Khelifa, underlining that “the memory of the deceased will remain vivid in the minds of all the Sahrawi people.”

“This great man, whom God has favoured with kindness, high human values and a political acumen, has consistently underlined his pride to belong to his country and his people,” said Ould Khelifa, pointing out that “this Sahrawi peerless leader left us while deeply believing in the principle enshrining the right of the peoples to self-determination.SPS