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Algeria hopes France will help in settling Western Sahara issue

Algiers, March 30, 2016 (SPS) - Algeria "still has fond hopes" that France will "really" help the region in settling Western Sahara issue within the framework of international legality, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra said Tuesday.

 

Western Sahara: France wishes implementation of MINURSO‏

Algiers, March 29, 2016 (SPS) - France supports "the implementation of the mission" of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (Minurso), French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Jean-Marc Ayrault.

 

Sahrawi army is prepared to respond to any eventuality‏

Bir Lahlou, March 29,2016  (SPS) .- The Saharawi troops have begun military exercises to raise the level of readiness and combat capability of the Sahrawi fighter to defend national sovereignty and to face all kinds of threats and eventualities.

 

Troops from the Fifth Region SPLA (Saharawi People´s Liberation Army) have conducted military exercises Monday in the region of Bir Lahlou in accordance to orders of Staff of the Saharawi Army

 

Sahrawi government holds a meeting on the latest developments of the national cause‏

Chahid El Hafid, March 29, 2016 (SPS) - Sahrawi government held on Tuesday meeting chaired by Prime Minister, member of the National Secretariat Mr. Abdelkader Taleb Omar, to study the latest developments of the national cause.

The meeting discussed the latest developments of the national cause, as well as sensitization of the procedures taken at the national and local levels.

Algeria, SADR hold consultation meeting

Algiers, 27 March 2016 (SPS)  – A high-level meeting was held Sunday in Algiers under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal and Prime Minister of the Sahrawi Arab and Democratic Republic (SADR), Abdelkader Taleb Omar, as part of the Algerian-Sahrawi consultations, said a communiqué of Prime Minister’s Office.

South African Ambassador to Algeria reiterates support for right of Saharawi people to self-determination

Algiers, March 27, 2016 (SPS) - South Africa's ambassador to Algeria Mr. Denis Tokozana Dlomo, has reaffirmed his country's support for the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination and independence.

Sahrawi authorities call on Security Council to stop Rabat's escalation against UN

Bir Lahlou (liberated territories), 26 March 2016 (SPS) -The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and the Polisario Front have deplored, once again, "the stated willingness of the Moroccan occupier to put an end to the peace process" by dismantling the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), calling on the Security Council to "stop Rabat's escalation against Morocco."

Polisario Front backs Security Council's call to maintain MINURSO mandate

Washington (United States), 26 March 2016 (SPS) - Polisario Front has expressed support to United Nations Security Council's call for the keeping of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), Sahrawi representative to the UN, Ahmed Boukhari, said Friday.

Boukhari asks for "firm measures" against Morocco.

Security Council "seriously preoccupied" over Morocco's measures against Minurso

Washington, 26 March 2016 (SPS) - The UN Security Council said on Thursday it is "seriously concerned" over the recent developments in Western Sahara, following Morocco's retaliatory measures that targeted MINURSO.

The "members of the UN Security Council held several meetings on Western Sahara and MINURSO, and expressed serious concerns about developments" that have followed these measures, President of the Security Council Ismael Gaspar Martins told the press.

Congressmen: US does not recognize Morocco's so-called sovereignty over Western Sahara

Washington, 26 March 2016 (SPS) -The United States of America does not recognize the so-called sovereignty of Morocco over Western Sahara, considered by the US as "a non-autonomous territory pending decolonization", congressmen stressed Wednesday in Washington.

The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission dispelled any doubt about the position of the US government on the Western Sahara issue at a hearing Wednesday devoted to the status of Western Sahara.

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