President Mnangagwa welcomes Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic special envoy at Munhumutapa offices

Harare, May 21, 2018 (SPS) - A special envoy sent by the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic President Brahim Ghali, has paid tribute to Zimbabwe for its continued support for the Saharawi Republic’s right to exist as an independent state in line with the resolutions adopted by the African Union.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa received a special envoy of the President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, Mr Mohamed-Salem Ould-Salek, Minister of Foreign Affairs, who delivered a message from President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic and Secretary General of the Polisario Front, President Brahim Ghali.

President Mnangagwa has reaffirmed Zimbabwe’s support to the Saharawi people’s right to freedom and independence.

Speaking to journalists after the meeting attended by Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Retired Lieutenant General Sibusiso Moyo, Mr Ould-Salek said he appraised President Mnangagwa on latest developments regarding the question of Western Sahara in light of current international efforts for the decolonisation of the country.

Mr Ould-Salek expressed optimism the new administration in Zimbabwe will take the already good relations to a higher level.

He thanked President Mnangagwa for reaffirming the position of Zimbabwe to support the just struggle of the Saharawi people and for supporting the AU resolutions. (SPS)