Bir Lehlou (liberated territories) May 28, 2011 (SPS) - The President of the Republic and Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz, has congratulated his Ethiopian counterpart, Mr. Girma Wolde-Giorgis, on National Day of Ethiopia, in a letter reached Saturday SPS.
The letter expressed willingness of the Saharawi Republic (SADR) to consolidate and diversify the very strong bonds of friendship, solidarity and cooperation already existing between the two nations.
Following is the complete text of the letter:
“H. E. Mr Girma Wolde-Giorgis
President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Bir Lehlou, 28 May 2011
Excellency and Dear Brother,
On behalf of the Government and people of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and on my behalf, I would like to extend to your Excellency and Dear Brother and to the brotherly people of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia our most sincere congratulations and best wishes on your national day.
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has made many laudable achievements in various domains over the past years. We are confident that your country and people will continue their steady march, under your wise leadership, towards the attainment of more development, progress and prosperity.
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has always been a staunch supporter of the Sahrawi people and their legitimate cause. We are grateful for the overwhelming solidarity and generous support that your great country has constantly extended to our people in their national struggle for self-determination and independence.
I would like to renew to your Excellency and Dear Brother our strong resolve to further consolidate and diversify the very strong bonds of friendship, solidarity and cooperation already existing between our two nations, and we look forward to expanding them in the interests of our brotherly peoples and the peoples of our continent.
Please accept, Excellency and Dear Brother, the assurances of my highest consideration.
H.E. Mr Mohamed Abdelaziz,
President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO.” (SPS)
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