South Africa reaffirms Saharawi people right to self-determination

Baku, July 15, 2021 (SPS) - The South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Naledi Pandor on Wednesday underlined the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination in accordance with the principles of the United Nations Charter and its relevant resolutions carrying decolonization.

Speaking at the Midterm Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAP), Ms. Pandor said: “As an NAP, we should not be indifferent to the plight of those calling for decolonization, build a state and enjoy human rights ". "Our solidarity and support for the peoples of Palestine and Western Sahara must therefore give us courage and impetus and ensure that their struggle remains ours, in accordance with the principles of Bandung and the United Nations Declaration on the granting of independence to the countries and to the colonial peoples ", underlined the head of the South African diplomacy.

The Conference, which was held by videoconference under the chairmanship of Azerbaijan, with the participation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Mr. Ramtane Lamamra.SPS