43th anniversary of Sahrawi armed struggle outbreak celebrated in Japan

Tokyo, May 21,2016 (SPS) - Senator Satsuki Eda and Algerian Ambassador to Japan H.E. Mohamed El Amine Bencherif and SJJA members held Friday  a meeting to celebrate the Saharawi 43 anniversary of the outbreak of armed struggle, at the Member’s office building of House of Councilors of Japan.

Senator Satsuki Eda is the founder of SJPFA (Saharawi Japan Parliamentarians’ Friendship Association). He was the 27th President of House of Councilors, the 87th Minister of Justice, and the 16th Minister for the Environment.

In 1991 when MINURSO was created, Senator Eda Satsuki founded SJPFA.

In 1991, H.E. Algerian Ambassador worked in the Saharawi Refugee camps as the Vice President of the Algerian Humanitarian Aid for Saharawis.

The Senator and the Ambassador are working for MINURSO since it was established. Both of them support MINURSO and the United Nations’ activity to achieve the peace and self determination for the independence of the Western Sahara.

“The United Nations Security Council and the United Nations Secretary General should reopen the Negotiation between the 2 parties before the end of July,” insisted the Senator.

“They should do it before the limit of 90 days, as soon as possible. Even in 1 week should be,” emphasized the Ambassador.

All participants agreed that the Japanese government should contribute to the United Nations Security Councils to implement the Referendum and to resume of the mutual negotiation as a member state of the United Nations Security Council. 

The meeting sent directly their proposal to Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (SPS)

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