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Spanish aid to Saharawis refugee

Madrid (Spain), Sept 16, 2016 (SPS) - Saharawi refugees living in camps will receive humanitarian aid consisting of 3500 kg of school stationary and medical supply, the first batch of which is to be shipped next Friday from Alicante, Spain, according to Spanish media.

The aid consists in donations from about twelve companies and from groups of the city of Valladolid, according to Spanish newspaper El Norte de Castilla.

National Council holds meeting to prepare for its coming agendas

Chahid El Hafed, Sept 16, 2016 (SPS) - the Bureau of the National Council, headed by a member of the National Secretariat, Speaker of  National Council Mr. Jatri Aduh held preparatory meeting for the upcoming visit of a delegation from his Salvadoran and Hungarian counterpart.

 

European Court : EU-Morocco pacts not applicable to Western Sahara (Washington Post)

Brussels (Belgium) Sept 16, 2016 (SPS) -the Washington Post magazine, with widespread had published story on the recent advisory opinion of advocate general  Melchior Wathelet concerning the EU-Morocco trade and agricultural agreements, in which he asserted that these agreements does not apply to Western Sahara.

European Union respects international law norms in Western Sahara conflict (Federica Mogherini)

Brussels (Belgium), Sept 15, 2016 (SPS) -The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini, said yesterday  that the Commission of the European Union recently corrected the map of Morocco does not include Western Sahara, according to the norms of international law.

Sahrawi Association expresses its satisfaction on European Court of Justice Advocate General advisory opinion

Occupied Aaiun,  Sept 15, 2016 (SPS) – Saharawi Resource watch and Environmental Protection Association in Western Sahara expressed satisfaction on advisory opinion of the advocate general of the European Court of Justice, Mr. Melchior Wathelet, which reaffirms that the EU-Morocco agriculture agreement between does not apply to Western Sahara in statement issued yesterday.

Set up of Preparatory Committee for Saharawi Workers General Union Eighth Congress

Chahed El Hafid, Sept 15, 2016 (SPS) - The General Secretariat of the General Union of Workers of Saguia El Hamra and Rio de  Oro revealed at a meeting yesterday  the formation of a preparatory committee for its  Eighth Congress.

 

EU Court of Justice advocate general Finds that Western Sahara not part of EU-Morocco Trade Deal

BRUSSELS, Sept, 15, 2016 (SPS)– Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Advocate-General Melchior Wathelet revealed his long-awaited opinion on the EU-Morocco agricultural agreement, finding Western Sahara is not part of Morocco, and that the EU-Morocco Association Agreement and the Liberalisation Agreement do not apply to it.

 

Western Sahara: CJEU advocate general's opinion paves way for self-determination referendum

Brussels, Sept 14, 2016 (SPS) -The opinion expressed by advocate general of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the case between the Polisario Front and the EU's Council on the Agreement on the liberalisation of trade in agricultural and fishery products with Morocco "paves the way for holding the self-determination referendum in Western Sahara," said lawyer of Polisario Front Gilles Devers.  

POLISARIO announces its "frank and sincere" willingness to discuss with European Council and Commission natural resources issue

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Terrtories), Sept 14, 2016 (SPS) - POLISARIO Front announced yesterday its "frank and sincere willingness to discuss with the Council and the European Commission some of the conclusions of Advocate General of the European Court of Justice, Mr .

EU-Morocco agricultural agreement does not apply to Western Sahara, says CJEU

Brussels (Belgium), Sept 14, 2016 (SPS) - Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Melchior Wathelet said Tuesday that EU-Morocco agreement on liberalization of the trade of agricultural produce and fishing does not apply to Western Sahara, which "is not part of the Moroccan territories."

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