"Spain must assume its historical responsibility in the conflict of the Western Sahara" (Saharawi ambassador in Algeria)

Algiers, Algeria, November 16, 2016 (SPS) - The Saharawi ambassador to Algeria, Bouchraya Hamoudi Bayune, on Tuesday in Algiers called on the Spanish government to assume its historic responsibilities in the Western Sahara conflict by promoting a just and Lasting, when it assumes the presidency of the UN Security Council next December

The Saharawi ambassador said during a meeting organized by the Saharawi Information Center in Algiers on "The Tripartite Agreement of Madrid and the partition of Western Sahara", that the European Coordination of support and solidarity with the Saharawi people (EUCOCO) scheduled for the 18 and 19 of this month, will be an opportunity to "ask Spain to assume its historical responsibilities in the conflict of Western Sahara."


The conference, which is organized annually in different European countries and this time in Barcelona, ​​will allow participants to appeal Spain to review the Madrid Tripartite Agreement and recognize the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination, taking advantage of its presidency of the Council Security Council in December, "added Mr. Hamoudi Bouchraya Bayune.


"The participation of the EU Court of Justice (CJUE) at the conference is proof that" Europe does not recognize the sovereignty of Morocco over the Saharawi territory, "added the Saharawi diplomat.


The conference will call on the international community to pressure the UN to assume its responsibilities and work to develop "a strategy and set a date for the holding of the referendum on self-determination for the Saharawi people and to end the Moroccan occupation of Territory of Western Sahara ".


The 41st EUCOCO will take place this year in the Spanish town of Vilanova, with the participation of several personalities, Spanish organizations and representatives of the Spanish Government, the SADR and European countries. SPS