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Minister of Foreign Affairs received by President Edgar Lungu

Lusaka, October 8, 2016 (SPS) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, who is on a working visit to Zambia, was received Friday by President Edgar Lungu Chagwa. 

Morocco spends millions of dollars to recruit mercenaries to defend its colonial thesis

Shaheed El Hafed, October 7, 2016 (SPS) Mercenaries attend each year the deliberations of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) of the UN General Assembly, charged by Morocco that spends millions of dollars to mislead international public opinion and to defend the Moroccan colonial thesis in Western Sahara.

Western Sahara: Morocco once again fails to prevent SADR from participating in AU-UN conference

Dakar (Senegal), 27 March 2017 (SPS) - Saharawi Foreign Ministers Mohamed Salem Ould Salek said Morocco has once again failed to prevent the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) from taking part in the African Union-United Nations partnership conference, to take place in Dakar.

Western Sahara issue on agenda of Security Council meeting Tuesday

New York, 27 March 2017 (SPS) - The United Nations Security Council included the Western Sahara issue on the agenda of its meeting scheduled for Tuesday, in order to review the implementation of the resolution 2285 relating to, notably, the relaunch of negotiations between the Polisario Front and Morocco, sources told APS on Monday.

Council of Ministers commends recent decision of AU Peace and Security Council on Saharawi question

Shaheed El-Hafed, March 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Council of Ministers, met Sunday under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, praised the recent decision of the African Union Peace and Security Council on the question of Western Sahara.

Council of Ministers denounces attempts by some UN SC members to undermine peace and security efforts in region

Shaheed El Hafed, March 27, 2017 (SPS) - The Council of Ministers condemned the negative role taken by some memebrs of the UN Security Council to undermine peace and security efforts in the region by supporting the Moroccan colonial thesis and providing protection for the military occupation of Western Sahara.

UN postpones meeting in Dakar after receiving legal opinion that refutes accusations of Morocco and supports position of Saharawi Republic

New York, March 27, 2017 (SPS) - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa announced Sunday that it would postpone the conference of the African Union-United Nations partnership scheduled to take place in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, after receiving a legal opinion issued by the Commission of the African Union that refutes Moroccan accusations and supports the position of the Saharawi Republic.

President of Republic chairs meeting of Ministers Council

Shaheed El-Hafed, 26 March 2017 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, chaired Sunday a meeting of the Council of Ministers at the Presidency of the Republic. 

The meeting addressed various issues, notably some legal amendments that can improve the legal system and conduct the public life of citizens.

Ambassador of Algeria in Brussels welcomes position of EP Fishery Commission

Brussels, 26 March 2017 (SPS) - Algeria's ambassador in Brussels, Amar Belani, welcomed the "firm and enlightened" position of the European Parliament's Fisheries Commission after that of European Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete, who said a few weeks ago that the EU will now take into account the "separate and distinct" status of the territory of Western Sahara in its exchanges with Morocco on renewable energy.

EU-Morocco agreement on protection of geographical indications "should not apply to products from Western Sahara"

Brussels, 26 March 2017 (SPS) - The agreement between the European Union (EU) and Morocco on the protection of geographical indications and appellations of origin for agricultural products, processed agricultural products, fish and fishery products, "should not apply to products from Western Sahara," recommended the Commission on Fisheries in the European Parliament in a draft opinion for the Committee on International Trade.

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