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Polisario Front backs Security Council's call to maintain MINURSO mandate

Washington (United States), 26 March 2016 (SPS) - Polisario Front has expressed support to United Nations Security Council's call for the keeping of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), Sahrawi representative to the UN, Ahmed Boukhari, said Friday.

Boukhari asks for "firm measures" against Morocco.

Security Council "seriously preoccupied" over Morocco's measures against Minurso

Washington, 26 March 2016 (SPS) - The UN Security Council said on Thursday it is "seriously concerned" over the recent developments in Western Sahara, following Morocco's retaliatory measures that targeted MINURSO.

The "members of the UN Security Council held several meetings on Western Sahara and MINURSO, and expressed serious concerns about developments" that have followed these measures, President of the Security Council Ismael Gaspar Martins told the press.

Congressmen: US does not recognize Morocco's so-called sovereignty over Western Sahara

Washington, 26 March 2016 (SPS) -The United States of America does not recognize the so-called sovereignty of Morocco over Western Sahara, considered by the US as "a non-autonomous territory pending decolonization", congressmen stressed Wednesday in Washington.

The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission dispelled any doubt about the position of the US government on the Western Sahara issue at a hearing Wednesday devoted to the status of Western Sahara.

UN SC call for full restoration of UN mission in Western Sahara

New York, 25 March 2016 (SPS) - The UN Security Council on Thursday called for the full restoration of the UN mission in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

It is quite unacceptable that Morocco throws UN staff out of Western Sahara (Danish MP)

Copenhagen (Denmark) March 25, 2016 (SPS) – In Press release issued Monday by the Danish Red-Green alliance Party MP, Spokesman on Development in the Parliament, Mr. Christian Juhl said:

 

“It is quite unacceptable that Morocco throws UN staff out of Western Sahara. UN peacekeepers are in the country with a UN mandate to monitor the ceasefire signed in 1991 between Morocco, Polisario and the UN”

Danish members of parliament call the Minister of Foreign Affairs for a debate in the parliament related to the illegal investments in Western Sahara.

Copenhagen (Denmark) March 25, 2016 (SPS) – In joint Press release issued, Tuesday by three Danish Members of Parliament have called their Minister of Foreign Affairs for a debate in the parliament related to the illegal investments in Western Sahara.

 

Sweden supports UN efforts for solution to Western Sahara conflict (Swedish Foreign Minister)

Stockholm, March 25, 2016 (SPS) Sweden supports the decisions of the Security Council and the renewed efforts under the UN Secretary General and his Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, Christopher Ross, to find a just, lasting and mutually acceptable political solution that respects the rights of Sahrawis to self-determination.

Western Sahara: Security Council urged to take action following Morocco's retaliatory measures

Lima, March 24, 2016 (SPS) - Peruvian Council of Solidarity with Sahrawi People (COPESA) has called on the United Nations Security Council to take action following Morocco's retaliatory measures targeting the UN Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), adding that Rabat represents a threat to the North African region.

 

Congressmen: US does not recognize Morocco's so-called sovereignty over Western Sahara

Washington, March 24, 2016 (SPS) -The United States of America does not recognize the so-called sovereignty of Morocco over Western Sahara, considered by the US as "a non-autonomous territory pending decolonization", congressmen stressed Wednesday in Washington.

 

Saharawi Government strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Belgium

Bir Lahlou, March 24, 2016  (SPS) .- The Saharawi Government has strongly expressed its condemnation of the terrorist attacks that hit the Belgian capital, Brussels, claiming the lives of dozens of people.

 

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