Polisario Front welcomes appointment of Mr. Horst Koehler, expresses willingness to cooperate with him in carrying out his mission

Shaheed El-Hafed, Sept 18, 2017 (SPS) - The Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front has welcomed the appointment of Mr. Horst Köhler as a Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General in Western Sahara, expressing the willingness of the Polisario Front to cooperate with him for the success of his mission.

In a statement sanctioned its meeting on Sunday under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, the Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, called on the United Nations to speed up the just and final solution of the question of Western Sahara through respect for the right of Sahrawis to self-determination and independence and implement the latest Security Council resolution (2351).

It also urged the permanent countries at the UN Security Council, particularly France and Spain, to assume responsibility in order to play an effective and decisive role in ending the decolonization process in the last colony in Africa.

The Permanent Bureau welcomed the steady position of the African Union and its unanimous defense of its founding charter and resolutions concerning the decolonization of Western Sahara.

It expressed, on behalf of the Saharawi people, gratitude for the favorable positions toward the Sahrawi just cause, expressed on all occasions by various countries, and organizations throughout the world, in particular the sisterly Republic of Algeria. (SPS)