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Trump's decision still under review

Washington, 18 January 2021 (SPS) - Donald Trump’s recent decision to recognize the so-called Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara and other last-minute changes relating to US foreign policy are still under review, and Joe Biden's administration will deliver a verdict based exclusively on one criterion, that of the country's national interest, reports the Washington Post, citing a senior official in Biden's transition team.

Sahrawi Army continues attacks against Moroccan forces for 66th day

Bir Lahlou, 18 January 2021 (SPS) - The Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) continued its attacks against the positions and entrenchments of the Moroccan occupation forces, behind the Wall of Shame, for the 66th consecutive day, a statement from the Sahrawi Ministry of Defence said on Sunday.

Algerian-South African Joint Declaration in line with AU demands

Pretoria (South Africa), 18 January 2021 (SPS) - Sahrawi Ambassador to South Africa, Mohamed Yeslem Beissat said that the Joint Declaration of Algeria and South Africa was in line with the requirements of the African Union (AU) regarding the need to meet the minimum conditions, namely Resolution 690 and the organization of the referendum to resolve the conflict in Western Sahara.

UK position on Western Sahara and support to the right to self-determination remain unchanged

London (UK) 18 January 2021 (SPS)- UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, James Cleverly, asserted last Friday that his country’s position on Western Sahara status remains unchanged, confirming support to a political solution that provides for the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination.

Boukadoum African tour: AU’s role in settling Sahrawi issue confirmed

Algiers, 18 January 2020 (SPS) – Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sabri Boukadoum made last week a tour to Africa in which a great convergence of views and positions was noted with the African leaders concerning the different regional and international issues of common interest, notably on the role of the African Union (AU) in the political settlement of the conflict of Western Sahara.

German government position on Western Sahara, "constant and unchanging"

Berlin, 18 January 2020 (SPS) – Polisario Front representative in Germany Najat Handi said on Saturday that the German government’s position, in line with international law concerning the Sahrawi cause is "constant and unchanging."

Morocco recognizing Western Sahara, admission of opposing party’s existence

Algiers, 18 January 2020 (SPS) - The Sahrawi people seek to achieve one target, namely expending their sovereignty over its territories, especially as Morocco keeps secret the war in Western Sahara because “recognition would mean admitting the existence of the opposing party,” said Secretary General of the Ministry of Security and Documentation Sidi Oukal. 

Moroccan occupier promotes fictitious victories in Western Sahara

Bir Lahlou (Liberated territories), 17 January 2020 (SPS) - The Moroccan occupier is promoting fictitious victories in Western Sahara to absorb the anger of the Moroccan people who reject the normalization with the Zionist entity, and cover the significant losses inflicted on its army, Minister of Information, Spokesman of the Sahrawi Government Hamada Salma Daf affirmed on Saturday.

Moroccan-Israeli normalization trap heightens risk of war in region

Brussels, 16 January 2021 (SPS) - President of the European coordination for support and solidarity with the Sahrawi people (EUCOCO), Pierre Galand said that the "trap" of the normalization of relations between the Moroccan regime and the Zionist entity, Israel, in order to imposing Morocco's so-called sovereignty over Western Sahara exposes the region to the risk of a new hotbed of war.

Dow Jones warns global companies about Western Sahara Investment Risks

New York, 16 January 2021 (SPS) - The US Dow Jones Index has warned multinationals about the risks and serious fallout that can result from any investment in the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

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