Polisario Front Representative to UN, Activist Aminetu Haidar received by President of Cabildo of Gran Canaria

Las Palmas, June 30, 2017 (SPS) - Representative of the Polisario Front to the United Nations, Bukhari Ahmed and Sahrawi Human Rights Activist, Aminetu Haidar, were received Thursday by President of the Cabildo of Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, who was accompanied by Counselor of Territorial Policy, Ines Miranda, and Counselor of Institutional Cooperation and International Solidarity, Carmelo Ramírez.

The President of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, reaffirmed the position of his community with respect to Western Sahara cause, reiterating his strong support for the Saharawi people's struggle for self-determination.

For his part, the Polisario Front representative to the United Nations addressed at the meeting the latest resolution of the UN Security Council and the efforts of the international community to revive the settlement process as well as the political and diplomatic situation related to the Sahrawi cause.

The Saharawi activist, Aminetu Haidar, exposed the situation of human rights in occupied Western Sahara and the tragedy of the Saharawi people amid the lack of opportunities and systematic discrimination undertaken by Morocco against the Saharawis in the occupied territories.

The meeting was held prior to the conference on the situation of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara. (SPS)

062/090/TRA