Saharawi Embassy in Botswana stands in solidarity with Zimbabwe against illegal economic sanctions

Gaborone (Botswana) 26 October 2021 (SPS)- The Deputy Ambassador of the Saharawi Republic in Botswana, Mr. Mohamed Emboiric Samba, participated to the SADC Day of solidarity for the removal of economic sanctions against Zimbabwe, organized Yesterday morning at the Embassy of Zimbabwe in Gaborone.

The event was attended by a Representative from Botswana Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation besides Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Charges d’Affaires of: Algeria, Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Russia, Saharawi Republic and South Africa (in Alphabetic order.)

In his solidarity Statement the Saharawi Deputy Ambassador stressed Saharawi Government and people’s “clear and open support and solidarity with the Government and people of Zimbabwe in their legitimate and just demand for the total lifting of the illegal and unilateral economic sanctions imposed on the country by the EU and the US.”

He further indicated that “these sanctions are against the international law, they are against the most basic rights of the people of Zimbabwe who have a legitimate right to development, economic interests and trade,” adding that “no single or collective states have got the right to impose their laws and wills on free peoples in violation of international law, values and norms.”

Other representatives of States present to the event delivered similar statements in support of Zimbabwe’s right to get rid of the economic sanctions. (SPS)

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