Visit Horst Köhler: Personal Envoy holds meetings with Saharawi civil society

Chahid El Hafed, Oct 19,2017 (SPS) - The Personal Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Western Sahara, Horst Köhler, has held a meeting with members of Saharawi civil society at the headquarters of the Association of Relatives of Saharawi Prisoners and Disappeared Persons (AFAPRADESA).

after the meeting, AFAPRADESA President Abdesalam Omar said that "the Saharawi civil society transferred to the Personal Envoy their concern over the situation in the Occupied Territories of Western Sahara, starting with the situation of the disappeared to the Saharawi political prisoners and in particular the group of Gdeim Izik. "

"We describe Mr. Horst Köhler, Morocco's repression of the peaceful demonstrations of the Saharawi people in OOTT, simply because they demand the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination," said the AFAPRADESA president, adding that in the meeting also dealt with the subject of the looting of the natural resources of the Western Sahara by Morocco.

to be noted that the new Personal Envoy, Horts Köhler, landed on Wednesday in the Refugee Camps, as part of his tour to the region in order to resume negotiations between the parties, the Frente POLISARIO and Morocco. SPS

 

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