April 2016

European Parliament members urges UNSC to renewal the mandate of MINURSO

Strasburg, April 23, 2016 (SPS) -The members of European Parliament has urged has urged the ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to the United Nationes, H.E. Oyarzun Marchesi Ramon, the renewal of the mandate of the peace-keeping mission to Western Sahara in letter sent, a copy of which obtained by SPS.

¨We, as Members of European Parliament, are writing to urge a renewal of the mandate of the peace-keeping mission to Western Sahara¨ EU MPs said

EU Parliament intergroup for Western Sahara reiterates "unflinching" support to Sahrawi cause

Brussels, , April 23, 2016 (SPS) -The European Parliament intergroup "Peace for the Saharawi People" has reiterated Thursday in Brussels its "unflinching" support to the Sahrawi cause, calling on the UN Security Council to renew its Mission for the referendum in Western Sahara (Minurso) enabling the Sahrawi people implement its right for self-determination.

Support to Ban Ki-moon appeal for exercise of Sahrawis' right to self-determination

Brussels, April 23, 2016 (SPS) – Chairman of Belgian Committee of Support for Sahrawi People Pierre Galand and President of French Association of Friends of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (AARASD) Regine Villemont urged the UN Security Council to support the appeal of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to exercise of Sahrawi people's right self-determination.

Minister of State, Counsellor to Presidency meets with PSOE International Relations Secretary

Madrid, April 21, 2016 (SPS - The Minister of State, Counsellor to the Presidency of met with PSOE Secretary of International Relations, Carme Chacon, according to a statement of the Polisario Front representation in Spain. 

MIDDLE EAST EYE: Western Sahara on verge of war, says Polisario spokesman

Polisario Front's Ahmed Boukhari tells MEE that UN must stop Moroccan interference in referendum mission or there will be 'no choice' but war

Tuesday 19 April 2016 09:38

It was a statement that reignited the war of words over the future of Western Sahara.

Polisario Front reaffirms commitment to negotiating with Morocco

New York, April 21, 2016 (SPS) -The Polisario Front reaffirmed Wednesday in New York its willing to engaging in  negotiations with Morocco on the status of Western Sahara and expressed its concern over repetitive blockings from Morocco to undermine the UN political process. 

Polisario Front appeals to UN SC to assume its responsibilities on Western Sahara

New York, April 20, 2016 (SPS) - Member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, Coordinator with MINURSO, Mhamed Khadad, called “urgently” on the United Nations Security Council to assume its responsibilities as repeatedly reaffirmed by its own resolutions, in a statement Wednesday, a copy of which obtained by SPS.

Spanish group sends humanitarian aid to Saharawi refugees

Madrid (Spain), April 20, 2016 (SPS) - Spanish group supporting Saharawi people has sent humanitarian aid to Saharawi refugee camps in Tindouf, said the organization's chairman, Maite Gimenez.

The support, the first this year, is made up of 23,000 kg of foodstuffs while the rest consists in toys, medicine and medical equipment, the source told El Correo de Burgos newspaper.

President of Republic congratulates his Zimbabwean counterpart on Independence Day

Bir-Lehlou, April 20, 2016 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, sent Tuesday a congratulatory message to H.E. Mr Robert G. Mugabe, the president of the Republic of Zimbabwe, on the 36th Anniversary of the Independence of this sisterly country.

UN chief slams Morocco in latest report on Western Sahara

New York (UN), April 20, 2016 (SPS0 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has severely criticized Morocco for its practices and statements against him, in his latest report on Western Sahara sent Monday to the Security Council, covering the situation on the ground and the progress made in the negotiation process to resolve the conflict.