Minister of State, Counsellor to Presidency meets with PSOE International Relations Secretary

Madrid, April 21, 2016 (SPS - The Minister of State, Counsellor to the Presidency of met with PSOE Secretary of International Relations, Carme Chacon, according to a statement of the Polisario Front representation in Spain. 

The Saharawi Minister informed his interlocutor of the current political situation in Western Sahara, stressing the need for Madrid to contribute to the final settlement of the dispute in line with their historical responsibilities to the Saharawi people.

The Saharawi diplomat said Morocco supported by France and Spain in the Security Council is the obstacle that blocks a strong response of the Security Council. "If Morocco does not allow MINURSO to resume its mission under appropriate conditions and a timetable for the holding of the self-determination referendum we will be obliged to respond," he added.

For his part, Carme Chacon said he is following with concern the developments. He reiterated the support of his political entity to the Sahrawi cause. (SPS)