Sahrawi Red Crescent’s head is received by the Swedish Foreign Ministry

Stockholm (Sweden), Nov 15, 2017 (SPS) - The Swedish Foreign Ministry received on Wednesday at its headquarters, the president of the Sahrawi Red Crescent, Buhebaini Yahya, who is visiting Sweden.

Buhebaini Yahya was received by officials from the Department of North Africa and the Department of Conflicts and Humanitarian Affairs. The meeting was attended by the delegate of the Frente  POLISARIO in Sweden, Dr Limam Jalil.

The president of the Sahrawi Red Crescent, exposed the current humanitarian situation of the Sahrawi refugees, emphasizing on the repercussions of the decrease in aid, which is a concern for the UN agencies and NGOs.

In this sense, Buhebaini Yahya recalled that the Secretary General of the UN expressed concern, in the last report submitted to the Security Council, for the lack of humanitarian aid.

For his part the POLISARIO’s representative expressed to the host, the gratitude of the Saharawi people to the people and the Swedish government for their contribution. For their part, the Swedes promised to continue their aid to the Sahrawi refugees. SPS