East Timor calls for organization of self-determination referendum in Western Sahara

New York, Sep 25, 2017 (SPS) - East Timor called Monday on the United Nations to urgently organise the self-determination referendum in Western Sahara.

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, The new Permanent Representative of Timor-Leste to the United Nations, Ms. Maria Helena Pires, called for the exercise by of the people of Western Sahara to their right to self-determination.

She also called for dialogue between the Kingdom of Morocco and the legitimate representative of the Saharawi people, the Polisario Front. (SPS)