Italian city Sesto Fiorentino celebrates its 34th anniversary as first Italian city that declared its solidarity with Saharawi people struggle

Sesto Fiorentino (Italy), August 01, 2018 (SPS) - The Italian city of Sesto Fiorentino has celebrated Tuesday its 34th anniversary as the first Italian city that declared its support and solidarity with the struggle of the Saharawi people.

The event was chaired by the mayor of this city, Mr. Lorenzo and with the presence of the Saharawi Representative in Tuscany Mr. Jandud Hamdi and the Saharawi children who are spending their vacations in this city in the framework of the "Vacation Peace Program".

In 1984, the city of Sesto Fiorentino of the Tuscany Region was the first Italian city to sign an agreement of twinning and friendship with the Saharawi people, reaffirming its firm position of support for the struggle of the Saharawi people for the freedom and independence.

Mr. Lorenzo, a great friend of the Saharawi people and Mayor of this city, reiterated before the small Saharawi ambassadors present in this act that the Saharawi people enjoy a special respect in Italy that is growing and particularly in this city.

The mayor said his city has been helping the Saharawi people for decades and will continue to do so until this people achieves their aspirations for freedom and independence.

For his part, the Saharawi Representative in the Region of Tuscany Jandud Hamdi gave a speech to the Council, in which he spoke about the latest developments in the Saharawi cause and the Moroccan obstacles imposed before the application of the right of the Saharawi people to freedom and independence, referred to the continued violations of human rights in the occupied Territories by Morocco. SPS