President of South Africa reaffirms solidarity of his country with the Saharawi people struggle for their self-determination

Johannesburg (South Africa), Dec 19 ,2017 (SPS) - The president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, reaffirmed the solidarity of his country with the Saharawi people in their battle for freedom and self-determination, noting that the incorporation of Morocco into the African Union, is the opening of a new opportunity that will allow addressing the Saharawi question and the search for a solution through the implementation of United Nations resolutions.

The South African president, made these statements in the presentation of his political report to the 54th Congress of his party, the African National Congress, held in Johannesburg between December 16 and 20, with the participation of a delegation of the Frente POLISARIO, composed by the governor of the wilaya of El Aaiun, Mohamed Yeslem Beisat and the Saharawi ambassador in South Africa, Bachir Sgueyer.

Mohamed Yeslem Beisat, praised in his speech, the position of the African National Congress, which maintained the "firm support for the struggle of the Saharawi people in all forums and at all levels." "This noble position, part of the tradition of shared struggle, and the established alliance between our movements, signed by the deceased leaders, Oliver Tambo and Mohamed Abdelaziz, during our heroic battles against Moroccan expansionism and the apartheid regime."

It should be recalled that several foreign delegations present at the work of the 54th ANC Congress, such as the Algerian National Liberation Front and the Zimbabwe Front, expressed their solidarity with the struggle of the Saharawi people. SPS