UNGA: Zimbabwe expresses support for Saharawi cause

New York (UN), Sep 22, 2017 (SPS) - During the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe reaffirmed the firm support of his country for the just struggle of the Saharawi people.

The African leader, made it clear that the United Nations has to express its support for the struggle of the Saharawi people and work together with the African Union to end the suffering of this people and guarantee their right to self-determination, demanding the implementation of the resolutions of the Security Council regarding the Saharawi cause.

The 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 72), which attended by a Saharawi delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed-Salem ould Salek, convened at UN Headquarters on Tuesday, 12 September 2017. The General Debate opened on Tuesday, 19 September 2017, with a focus on the theme, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’. (SPS)