November 2017

National Council (Parliament) opens its autumn sessions

National Council Headquarters, Nov 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Autumn Session of the Saharawi National Council (Parliament) was inaugurated Thursday at the School  of June 9, with the presence of its Speaker, Jatri Aduh, the Prime Minister, Abdelkader Taleb Omar and members of the legislative and executive power.

SADR partakes, without any complex, in AU-EU Summit

Abidjan, Nov 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) is taking part, without any complex, in the 5th African Union-European Union Summit in Abidjan, said Thursday Minister of State and advisor at the Sahrawi Presidency Bachir Mustapha Sayed, welcoming the fact that the Sahrawi flag waves in the Ivorian capital among the national flags of other African and European countries.

5th AU-EU Summit wraps up with the approval of policies related to peace, security and partnership

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Nov 30, 2017 (SPS) - The Fifth European Union-African Union Summit wrapped up , Thursday,  in the Abidjan, with the approval of several policies related to peace, security and the partnership between both continents

Brahim Gali: "our presence at Euro-African Summit is a victory for Saharawi people and for our just cause"

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Nov 30,2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, affirmed in Abidjan that the presence of the Saharawi Republic in the Fifth Euro-African Summit is "a victory for the Saharawi people and for our just cause. "

European activists denounce Morocco’s human rights violations in Western Sahara

Brussels, Nov 29, 2017 (SPS) - The human rights violations perpetrated by Morocco in Western Sahara are numerous and daily, said Tuesday, in Brussels, the participants in a meeting on the situation of human rights in the occupied territories, denouncing the various attacks on the Sahrawis, notably the torture, population transfer and unfair trials.

Algeria renews unconditional support to Western Sahara people's cause

Algiers, Nov 29, 2017 (SPS) - Deputy speaker of the People's National Assembly (lower house of Parliament), Djamel Bouras, renewed, at the Saharawi refugee camps on Tuesday, "Algeria's unconditional support" to Western Sahara people's struggle to restore their freedom and achieve their self-termination.

Gali thanks African countries having backed SADR’s participation in Abidjan Summit

Abidjan, Nov 29, 2017 (SPS) -President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Brahim Gali on Wednesday “warmly thanked” African countries, notably Algeria, which backed SADR’s participation in the African Union-European Union (AU-EU) Summit taking place in the Ivorian capital.

“I warmly thank the countries that backed and militated for SADR’s participation in the Summit, headed by Algeria,” Gali told the press on the sidelines of the Summit.

5th Euro-African Summit kicks off with the participation of Sahrawi Republic

Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire), Nov 29, 2017 (SPS) - the 5th Euro-African Partnership Summit has began Wendesday  in Abidjan, with the participation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) among 83 heads of State and Government of the European Union and the African Union, including the President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali.

Ould Salek: SADR participation in the EU-UA Summit, ", continental and international reality"

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Nov 29, 2017 (SPS) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, reiterated in a statement to the press in Abidjan that the participation of the SADR in the EU-AU Summit, "means that the SADR is a continental and international reality"

Ubbi Buchraya “Morocco failed to prevent SADR participation in the Summit”

Paris (France), Nov 29, 2017 (SPS) - The representative of the Frente POLISARIO in France, Ubbi Buchraya, said today, through a press release, that Morocco failed to prevent the participation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) at the Fifth EU-AU Summit, which is taking place today and tomorrow in the Ivorian capital of Abidjan.

Abidjan to host 5th AU-EU Summit on Wednesday

Abidjan, Nov 28, 2017 (SPS) -  The Ivorian capital Abidjan will host on Wednesday and Thursday the 5th African Union-European Union Summit with the aim of boosting partnership between the two continents.

The boosting of this partnership is described by the experts as an “important stake” for Africa and Europe, insofar as the two continents are facing common challenges.

Salma Daf: Sahrawi State, a national, regional, international reality

Algiers, Nov 28, 2017 (SPS) - The Sahrawi minister of Information Hamada Salma Daf said Monday, in Algiers, that the Sahrawi State is today “a national, regional and international reality,” calling on the Moroccan party to stop its obstinacy and act positively with the United Nations and its special envoy to Western Sahara, Horst Kohler.

President Gali expresses satisfaction with his country's position within African Union

Chahid El Hafed (Saharawi Refugee Camp),  Nov 28, 2017 (SPS) -  President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Brahim Ghali on Monday expressed satisfaction with the position of SADR within the African Union (AU), greeting the Union's "firm" position in favour of the strict respect of its constitution and founding principles.

President of Republic felicitates Mauritanian counterpart on independence day

Bir Lehlou (liberated territories), Nov 28, 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente Polisario Mr. Brahim Gali has sent a letter of congratulation to His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, on the 57rd anniversary of the independence of his country, celebrated on November 28th each year.

Sahrawi President arrives to Ivorian capital to attend Fifth EU-UA Summit

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Nov 28, 2017 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, arrived on Tuesday in the Ivory Coast Abidjan, to participate in the Fifth European Union-Union Summit African, which will start tomorrow, November 29.

Upon arrival, the head of state, was received by the minister of public function and the minister of tourism.

South Africa affirms UN responsibility in implementing international legitimacy resolutions in Western Sahara

Algiers, Nov 28. 2017 (SPS) - The South African Ambassador to Algeria, Mr. Delmo Denis, affirmed the responsibility of the United Nations in implementing the resolutions of the international legitimacy regarding the Sahrawi issue during his reception by the Saharawi Ambassador in Algeria, Mr. Bouchraya Hamoudi Bayune at the Saharawi Embassy in Algeria

POLISARIO asks Socialist International to play a more active role in ending occupation of Western Sahara

Barcelona, ​​Nov 28, 2017 (SPS) - The Frente POLISARIO’s representative in Madrid, Mr.  Abidin Bachraya asked "the Socialist International (IS) to play an active role to end the human tragedy that the Saharawi population is living as a result of the occupation of Western Sahara by Morocco "

Ould Salek welcomes SADR participation in AU-EU Summit in Abidjan

Abidjan, Nov 27, 2017 (SPS) -  Sahrawi Foreign Minister Mohamed-Salem Ould-Salek welcomed Monday in Abidjan the participation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) at the African Union-European Union Summit (AU-EU), scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday in Abidjan.

Fight against terrorism, drug trafficking: SADR, Mauritania foster cooperation

Nouakchott (Mauritania), Nov 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Minister of State, Adviser at the Saharawi Presidency and Member of Polisario Front's National Secretariat, Bashir Mustapha Sayed, praised Sunday the level of cooperation between Mauritania and the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), expressing the determination of the two sides to boost coordination in the fight against terrorism, drug trafficking and organized crime which, he stressed, are real threats to the region.

National Council celebrates 42nd anniversary of its creation

9 June School, Nov 27, 2017 (SPS) - The National Council (Parliament) celebrated on Monday at its headquarters in the School June 9, Sahrawi refugee camps, the 42nd anniversary of its creation in an official ceremony attended by Saharawi authorities and foreign delegations.

Saharawi Republic participates in experts meeting of 5th AU-EU Summit

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Nov 27, 2017 (SPS) - A SADR delegation attended Sunday experts meeting in preparation for the 5th the African Union and European Union summit due to take place in Abidjan, on November 29-30.

COPPPAL adopts resolution in support to Sahrawi people's struggle against colonization

Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Nov 26, 2017 (SPS) - The 35th Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean (COPPPAL), held from 23 to 25 November in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, wrapped with the adoption of a resolution in support to the Sahrawi people's struggle for decolonization and recovery of their territorial sovereignty.

Algerian Upper House delegation attends anniversary of Saharawi National Council

Algiers, Nov 26, 2017 (SPS) - Algerian Coucil of the Nation (upper house of Parliament) will send a delegation to attend the festivities commemorating the 43rd anniversary of the creation of the National Council of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), to be held Monday at the Saharawi refugee camps in Tindouf.

President congratulates new Zimbabwean President

Bir-Lehlu, 25 Nov 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, sent a congratulatory message to the new Zimbabwean President, Mr. Emerson Mnangagwa.

"On behalf of the Saharawi Government, the Polisario Front and the Saharawi people, I am very pleased to congratulate you on your assumption of the presidency of the Republic of Zimbabwe," said the President of the Republic in his message.

New Zimbabwean president reiterates support to just struggle of Saharawi people

Harare, Nov 25, 2017 (SPS) - The new Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has reiterated the firm and principled support of his country to the Sahrawi and Palestinian issues, in a speech delivered in Harare after his investiture.

Mr. Mnangagwa said that he would serve his country as the president of all citizens, regardless of color, creed, religion, tribe or political affiliation.