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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.

Extension of MINURSO mandate is “diplomatic success” for Sahrawi cause

Algiers, April 29, 2017 (SPS) - The extension of the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) on Friday is a “diplomatic success” for the Sahrawi cause, affirmed Saturday, in Algiers, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra, pointing out that it will allow putting back on the rails the negotiation process.

Security Council extends MINURSO mandate by one year

Washington, April 29, 2017 (SPS) - UN Security Council adopted Friday Resolution 23 51 (2017) extending by one year, until 30 April 2018, the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Holding of a Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

The vote for the resolution, held in the beginning of a Security Council meeting, was chaired by the United States.

Spain: 1st FiSahara Madrid to give more visibility to Sahrawi people's struggle

Madrid, April 29, 2017 (SPS) -The first Western Sahara International Film Festival (FiSahara) to take place by the end of May in Madrid is an opportunity to give further visibility to the struggle of the Sahrawi people, FiSahara Executive Director Maria Carrion said.

Screening of propaganda documentary at EP: Belani denounces "yet another falsehood of Morocco"

Brussels, April 29, 2017 (SPS) – Algerian ambassador  to Brussels, Amar  Belani, has denounced Friday "yet another falsehood of Morocco," describing the screening at the European Parliament of a documentary that compares between the Sahrawi liberation movement, the Polisario Front, and the terrorist organizations activating in the Sahel region as a "rude operation of disinformation."

Cuba continues to bring support to Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination

Havana (Cuba), April 29, 2017 (SPS) - Cuba, which accepted to restore without conditions, its diplomatic relations with Morocco continues to bring its support to the Sahrawi people’s right to self-determination said Cuban newspaper Granma.

Western Sahara: UK supports extension of MINURSO mandate

London, April 27, 2017 (SPS) -The United Kingdom government supports the extension of the mandate of UN mission for a referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), said UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. 

Security Council to extend Minurso mandate after long negotiations

New York,  April 27, 2017 (SPS) -The UN Security Council will adopt on Thursday the draft resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum on Self-Determination in Western Sahara (Minurso) by one year following intense negotiations on this text submitted by the U.S delegation.

Discussions on this draft resolution remain hard some hours before its adoption. The third and last draft can be modified.

Western Sahara: Security Council divided on resolution

New York, April 26, 2017 (SPS) - The Security Council, which met Tuesday to examine the US draft resolution on Western Sahara, has not reached consensus as first discussions revealed great divergences between the members.

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