Lesotho reiterates support to Western Sahara, says Mosisili

Algiers, Nov. 28, 2016 (SPS) - Lesotho's Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili reiterated Monday in Algiers "his country's unflinching solidarity and support" to Western Sahara.

In a statement to the press following an audience with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Mosisili expressed the solidarity of his country "with the Sahrawi people and its unflinching support to Western Sahara as a member of the African Union."

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika received, Monday in Algiers, Lesotho's Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili, who is on a working visit to Algeria.

The audience was attended by Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra, Deputy Minister for National Defence, Chief of Staff of the People's National Army; Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel, Minister of Industry and Mining Abdesslam Bouchouareb and Minister of Vocational Training and Education Mohamed Mebarki, as well as members of the delegation of Lesotho.

Pakalitha Mosisili arrived Saturday in Algiers for a four-day visit to Algeria with a view to strengthening ties of friendship between the two countries. (SPS)