Sahrawi Republic and Botswana establish diplomatic relations at ambassadorial level

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) August 07, 2018 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Republic and the Republic of Botswana signed Monday in Addis Ababa a joint statement on the establishment of diplomatic relations at the ambassadorial level.



following the full text of the communiqué:

Saharawi Republic and Botswana Republic decide the establishment of diplomatic relation at the ambassadorial level.

The Government of the Saharawi Republic and the government of the Republic of Botswana have signed today, August 06, 2018 in Addis-Ababa, the joint communiqué on the establishment of diplomatic relations at ambassadorial level. For the Saharawi Government, H.E Mr .Lamine Baali, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and permanent Representative of Saharawi Republic to the African Union, and for Botswana Government,H.E. Ms Mmamosa Dinyana Molefe, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative ofthe Republic of Botswana to the African Union, the following joint communiqué:

The Government of the Republic of Botswana and the Government of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, desirous of promoting and strengthening the relations of friendship and cooperation existing between the two countries, have decided to establish diplomatic relations as of the date of the signing of this Joint Communiqué.

The Government of the Republic of Botswana and the Government of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic reaffirm their common adherence and commitment to the Constitutive Act of the African Union and to the principles of non-alignment, principles and purposes enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and the provisions of international law, particularly, in the promotion of international peace and security, respect for the sovereignty and independence of States, and non-interference in their internal affairs.

The Government of the Republic of Botswana and the Government of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic have agreed to establish diplomatic relations at the Ambassadorial level in accordance with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 18 April 1961. SPS

 

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