Cuba calls for guarantee of self-determination of Saharawi people

New York, September 22, 2017 (SPS) –Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, called Friday the UN to guarantee the right to self-determination of the Saharawi people.

During the General Debate of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, the Cuban Foreign Minister said that the question of Western Sahara requires an effort in accordance with United Nations resolutions, so as to guarantee the self-determination of the Saharawi people and respect for their legitimate right to live in peace in their territory.

The regular session of the UN General Assembly is held this year under the theme, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.

This session of the UN General Assembly is attended by a Saharawi delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed-Salem Ould Salek. (SPS)