Councilor for European and International Relations and Cooperation of Emilia Romagna Region receives group of Sahrawi minors

Bologna (Italy), July 29, 2018 (SPS) - Councilor for European and International Relations and Cooperation, of the Italian Region of Emilia Romagna, Mr. Marco Lombardo, on Friday received a group of Sahrawi children in the city of Bologna in the framework of the holidays in peace program.

During the reception offered in honor of the Sahrawi children that took place in the Palazzo d'Accursio center in Bologna, the Italian official welcomed the small Sahrawi peace ambassadors and wished them a happy stay in the region.

In a statement to the local press following the reception, he affirmed his solidarity with the Sahrawi people and launched an appeal for a just and rapid solution that guarantees the Saharawi people to exercise their right to self-determination and independence.

For his part Liu Lombardo, President of Al-Wali Association, who attended the reception, asserted that his association in collaboration with the Regional Government of Bologna will continue to provide the Sahrawi refugees with food and medical aid. (SPS)

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