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An Algerian delegation withdraws from a meeting because of maps that include Western Sahara with Morocco

Algiers, April 08, 2021 (SPS) - An Algerian delegation withdrew last Sunday from a regional meeting of Middle East and North Africa customs directors in protest at maps displayed that included the map of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic with the territory of Morocco.

A Sahrawi delegation meets with International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva

Geneva (Switzerland), April 08, 2021 (SPS) - A Sahrawi delegation headed by Sahrwai Minister delegate to Europe and UE, Ubbi Bucharaya along with POLISARIO´s representative to to Switzerland, Omeima Mahamud held an extensive meeting on Tuesday with prominent officials of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) at its headquarters in Geneva to discuss the situation in the Western Sahara, particularly in the territories under Moroccan occupation.

Algeria's call for a negotiations resumption comes in line with AU resolutions (Sahrawi diplomat)

Brussels, Apr 06,  2021 (SPS) - Algeria's recent call for a resumption of negotiations between the Frente POLISARIO and Morocco is part of the implementation of the resolutions of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) which had launched a call for direct negotiations leading to a political settlement of the Saharawi question, said on Monday, Sahrawi Minister Delegate to Europe and EU, Oubi Bouchraya El Bachir.

SADR claims full membership to UN as member State

Algiers, 5 April 2021 (SPS) - Sahrawi Foreign Minister Mohamed Salem Ould Salek claimed Monday, in Algiers, a full membership of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) to the United Nations, as a member State, renewing SADR’s willingness to support UN’s efforts to speed up the decolonization of Western Sahara.

President Tebboune: Western Sahara is a decolonization issue

Algiers, 5 April 2021 (SPS) - President of Algeria, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune affirmed Sunday evening that the Western Sahara issue remains a decolonization issue and its settlement implies a return to the relevant UN decisions, expressing his wish to see the brothers (Moroccan Kingdom and Polisario Front) reach a solution accepted by both parties.

AU called to play stronger role to establish a lasting peace in Western Sahara

Addis Ababa, 5 April 2021 (SPS) - The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Adeoye Bankole, called on the African organization to "play a stronger and more active role" to bring lasting peace in Africa.

SPLA carries out new attacks against Moroccan occupation forces

Bir Lahlou, 4 April 2021 (SPS) - The units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) carried out, Friday and Saturday, new attacks targeting the positions of the Moroccan occupation forces along the berm, according to a statement of the Sahrawi Ministry of Defense.

"The units of the Sahrawi army shelled on Friday the positions of the occupation forces in the area of Achrak Laghrab in the Guetla sector," indicated the 143rd communiqué.

Algerian Foreign Minister calls for "direct and serious negotiations" between SADR and Morocco

Algiers, 3 April 2021 (SPS) - Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum on Saturday called for "direct and serious" negotiations between the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and Morocco with a view to reaching a settlement of Western Sahara conflict, as the hostilities which resumed in November shattered a 30-year-old ceasefire.

Security Council meeting on 21 April on situation in Western Sahara

New York (United Nations), 3 April 2021 (SPS) - The UN Security Council will meet on April 21 to discuss the conflict in Western Sahara, as the UN continues its efforts to appoint a new envoy to relaunch the stalled political process, according to the monthly program of the UN body released Thursday in New York. 

Security Council called to take concrete measures vis-à-vis dangerous situation in Western Sahara

New York, 2 April 2021 (SPS) - The Polisario Front’s representative to the United Nations Sidi Mohamed Omar underlined that the Security Council is called to “show awareness about the seriousness of the new situation in Western Sahara” and “to take concrete measures to seriously deal with the situation,” in the meeting of the Security Council that will be held on 21 April.

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