March 2018

Köhler: My mission consists in reaching solution ensuring self-determination to Saharawi people

New York, March 24, 2018 (SPS) - Former German president, Horst Köhler, has clearly defined his mission as a special envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Western Sahara, by telling the UN Security Council it is "to find a path to the future" that may lead to a solution ensuring self-determination for Western Sahara people.

UK expresses support to Western Sahara people's self-determination

London (United Kingdom), March 24, 2018 (SPS) - UK government has reiterated support to Saharawi People's self-determination and a just political solution to Western Sahara conflict, based on United Nations' principles and resolutions.

Kohler suggests direct, unconditional negotiations in 2018

New York, March 24, 2018 (SPS) -Speaking to the Security Council, the United Nations Envoy for Western Sahara Horst Kohler on Wednesday stressed that his mediation targeted direct and unconditional negotiations between the Polisario Front and Morocco in 2018.

Security Council expresses full support for Kohler's efforts

New York, March 24, 2018 (SPS) - United Nations Security Council on Wednesday has expressed full support for the efforts of the UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy, Horst Kohler, for the relaunch of the peace process in Western Sahara.

"The members of the Security Council express their full support for the efforts of the UN envoy," said Security Council's President Karel Jan Gustaaf Van Oosterom (Netherlands) at the end of the first briefing with Kohler.

EU-Morocco fisheries agreement: WSRW calls to respect CJEU’s decision

London, March 24, 2018 (SPS) - Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) called to respect the decisions of the Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) which forbids European boats from fishing in the territorial waters of Western Sahara without the approval of the Sahrawi people.

POLISARIO condemns European Commission attempts to ignore the EUCJ judgments

Brussels (Belgium), March 22, 2018 (SPS) - The Frente POLISARIO has condemned the European Commission's attempts to amend the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement, in order to include the waters of Western Sahara, despite the decision of the European Court of Justice, that the waters of Western Sahara cannot be part of agreements with Morocco, in statement issued by Polisario´s representative at EU.

The Head of State reiterates SADR commitment to the application of African Free Trade Area Treaty

Kigali (Rwanda), 03/22/2018 (SPS) - The President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, affirmed in Kigali, the SADR's willingness to work together with the rest of members of the African Union, to apply the Treaty of the African Free Trade Area and the Protocol of Kigali, on the promotion of economic integration within the continent.

President Brahim Gali signs African Free Trade Area Treaty

Kigali (Rwanda), March 22, 2018 (SPS) - The President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, has yestarday signed the Treaty of African Free Trade Area in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, the Treaty of Free Circulation of Persons, as well as the Kigali Protocol, on the promotion of trade within the continent.

Mhamed Khadad was received by J. Koehler on the eve of his report presentation to UNSC

New York (USA), March 21, 2018 (SPS) – The member of the National Secretariat of the Frente  POLISARIO and coordinator with Minurso, Mr, Mhamed Khadad was received Tuesday by the UNSG Personal Envoy , Mr. J. Koehler On the eve of the presentation of his report to the Security Council, according to Sahrawi diplomat  source.

President of Republic congratulates Namibian counterpart on his National Day

Bir lehlu (liberated territories), March  20, 2018 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO, Brahim Gali, sent a congratulatory message to his counterpart of the Republic of Namibia, His Excellency Mr. Hage Geingob, during the celebration of his country's 28th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Namibia.