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sumoudsh - 5 months ago at 14/Oct/2020
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Western Sahara issue is on agenda of French FM’s visit to Algeria on Thursday

French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will pay a two-day visit to Algeria, Thursday and Friday, at the invitation of his counterpart, Sabri Boukadoum, the Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday in a statement. In addition to the talks that the chief of French diplomacy…

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UN Security Council holds session to discuss situation in Western Sahara

The UN Security Council holds today, Wednesday, a session devoted to discussing the situation in Western Sahara, based on the report of the UN Secretary-General submitted in early October. The Security Council members are expected to receive a draft resolution on Western Sahara within the coming days for a vote…

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sumoudsh - 5 months ago at 12/Oct/2020
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South Africa calls on NAM to support decolonization process in Western Sahara

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, H.E. Mr. Alvin Botes, has called on the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to support the decolonization process in Western Sahara. The South African official said in a statement on the occasion of the Ministerial Meeting of the NAM…

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MP calls on Helsinki to place ending Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara among foreign policy priorities

Member of the Finnish Parliament and a former Minister for Culture and Sport, representing the Left Alliance, leader of the party from 2009 to 2016, Mr. Paavo Arhinmäki, has called on his country's government to make the issue of ending the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara a foreign policy priority.…

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Sahrawi Republic does not rule out resorting to African Union to enforce respect for its sovereignty over its entire territory

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, has not ruled out the use of the African Union by the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) to impose respect for its sovereignty over all of its territories. In an interview with the Algerian daily Al-Watan published on Sunday, the…

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sumoudsh - 5 months ago at 11/Oct/2020
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Swedish Parliament: A new proposal calls on Sweden to recognize the Sahrawi Republic

A draft proposal submitted to the Swedish Parliament called on the government to recognize the Sahrawi Republic and establish diplomatic relations with it. The proposal - a copy of which was obtained by the Sumoud website - stated that the Swedish government is required to implement the resolution approved by…

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sumoudsh - 5 months ago at 11/Oct/2020
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UN Security Council holds two meetings to discuss the situation in Western Sahara

The Russian Presidency of the UN Security Council announced that the latter will hold two meetings this week to discuss the situation in Western Sahara. The UN Security Council will hold a session on Monday with the countries contributing to the troops of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum…

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sumoudsh - 5 months ago at 11/Oct/2020
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President Tebboune: Self-determination referendum is the only solution to the Sahrawi issue

Algerian President, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, reaffirmed Saturday in Algiers, that the referendum of self-determination is the only solution to the question of Western Sahara. "The policy of fait accompli is useless. Forty-five years have already passed without a solution being found. The referendum on self-determination is the only way out," he…

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sumoudsh - 5 months ago at 09/Oct/2020
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UN SG: Western Sahara is a decolonization issue, Morocco’s attempts to impose a fait accompli policy are cause for concern

  The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres. confirmed Thursday that the issue of Western Sahara is a question of decolonization on the agenda of the UN Fourth Committee. In his annual report submitted to the UN General Assembly, a copy of which obtained by the Sumoud website, Mr. Guterres revealed a…

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UNHCR: Progress in the conflict resolution process in Western Sahara is the only way to end the protracted Sahrawi refugee crisis

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi, has stressed that progress in the settlement of the Western Sahara conflict is the only way to put an end to the protracted Sahrawi refugee crisis. Speaking remotely at the 71st session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s…

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