Vice-President of Botswana reiterates support for Saharawi people struggle

New York, Sep 23, 2017 (SPS) - The Vice-President of Botswana, Mr. Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi, reiterated Thursday his country's support to the struggle of the Sahrawi people for their right to self-determination.

He regretted that Western Sahara is the only remaining decolonization issue in the African continent.

He stressed that it is necessary that the Saharawi people be allowed to exercise their right through a referendum under the supervision of the United Nations.

The regular session of the UN General Assembly is held this year under the theme, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.

This session of the UN General Assembly is attended by a Saharawi delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed-Salem Ould Salek. (SPS)