Western Sahara – 14 August 2014

Independent Saharawi state is prerequisite for Africa’s future development, says diplomat

The Chargé d’Affaires of the Zimbabwean Embassy in Algiers Mr. Kossam Mupezeni said that an independent and sovereign Saharawi state is a “prerequisite” for future development of the African continent, reaffirming his country’s support to the right of the Saharawi people to freedom and independence.

“Once independent and sovereign, Western Sahara could unleash the full potential for the benefit of Africa,” said Mr. Mupezeni, in an interview with SPS.

Sahara Press Service

Western Sahara: Ross plans to visit the region before next October

The United Nations special envoy to Western Sahara Christopher Ross plans to visit the region before the holding of the UN General Assembly next September.

The UN envoy “continues his mission, defined and approved by the Security Council in its resolution 2152 adopted last April with the aim to relaunch the political settlement process through negotiations between the Polisario Front and Morocco in order to come to a solution guaranteeing self-determination right to the Sahrawi.

Sahara Press Service