Saharawi coordinator with MINURSO begins working visit in Sweden

Stockholm, Nov. 27, 2016 (SPS) Sahrawi Coordinator with MINURSO, M'hamed Khaded, began Friday a working visit for a few days in Sweden, accompanied by Representative of the Polisario Front in Sweden, Alien Habib Kentawi.

Mr. Khaded held several meetings with Swedish movement of solidarity with the Saharawi people, actors of civil society,  parliamentarians and the Socialist Democratic Party (the ruling party).

The Sahrawi Coordinator also met with the Swedish Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Socialist Democratic Party's External Relations Officer, Aneka Sodor.

The meetings addressed the dangers of the current situation in the region, in particular following the expulsion by Morocco of the political and civilian component of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) and the tension in the region of El Guergarat (Western Sahara), as well as the obstacles placed by Morocco against any solution that would enable the Saharawi people to freely exercise their right to self-determination. (SPS)