Venezuela reiterates its solidarity to the Saharawi people self-determination and independence

New York, October 04, 2017 (SPS) -The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has reiterated on Monday "it’s deep solidarity and commitment to the self - determination and independence of the people of Western Sahara, whose situation is a process of unfinished decolonization and flagrant to international law ".


In the Debate on Decolonization of the 74th General Assembly Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Commission) held in New York on Monday, the Venezuelan delegation called on the "Parties to intensify their efforts in the search for a just, lasting and final political solution to this issue."

Venezuela is confident that the new UN Secretary-General's Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, Mr Horst Koehler, will help revive the UN-led negotiating process for the referendum.

The South American nation hopes that "the African Union will remain a key player in ending the colonial situation in Western Sahara" .SPS