President of Republic reiterates cooperation with UN efforts to complete decolonization of last colony in Africa

Awsard (Refugee Camps), February 24, 2019 (SPS) – President of Republic, Secretary-General of the POLISARIO Front, Brahim Ghali, has renewed the sincere cooperation with the United Nations efforts to complete the decolonization of the last colony in Africa, in a speech at the opening of 8th Congress of the National Union of Sahrawi Women (NUSW), held from 23 to 25 February, in the wilaya of Awsard, Sahrawi refugee camps.

The President of the Republic hailed the efforts led by the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, President Horst Koehler, to reaffirming sincere cooperation to complete the decolonization of Africa's last colony by enabling the Sahrawi people to exercise their inalienable right to self-determination and independence.

He also welcomed the African Union's principled position in adopting the Sahrawi issue as an African issue and responsibility and giving it due priority, including the formation of a troika of its own at the level of presidents.

On the other hand, he called for safeguarding the ideals and principles on which the European Union was founded, and to move to denounce and annul any agreement with the Kingdom of Morocco, including the territorial sphere of occupied Western Sahara. (SPS)