President of National Council receives Hungarian MEP

Shaheed El Hafed, September 18, 2016 (SPS) President of the National Council (Parliament), Khatri Addouh, received Saturday Hungarian Member of European Parliament, Lajos Kapli, on a visit to the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

The audience was attended by Suelma Beiruk, Vice President of the African Parliament, Hamdi Boueha, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The meeting focused on the latest developments of the question of Western Sahara and the means to strengthen Sahrawi, Hungarian and European parliamentary relations.

In a press statement, the President of the National Council stressed the importance of this visit for raising European public opinion on the Moroccan violations of human rights committed against the Saharawi people in the occupied territories of Western Sahara, and the suffering experienced by Sahrawi refugees as a result of the intransigence of Morocco and its refusal to comply with international legitimacy.

For her part, Suelma Beiruk took the opportunity to affirm the will of the Pan-African Parliament to strengthen relations with the parliament of Hungary.

She also urged Mr. Kopli to make every effort to face the blind support of France to the Moroccan occupier in EP and UN Security Council.

Mr. Kopli, for his part, stressed the will to strengthen the Hungarian-Saharawi parliamentary relations and defend the just cause of the Saharawi people in the European institutions. (SPS)