Tifariti (Sahrawi Liberated Territories), May 20, 2018 (SPS)
The President of the Republic received, on Sunday in the liberated town of Tifariti, the new Ambassador Edwin George Mandaza, who handed him copies of his credentials as Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe to the SADR.
This is the third ambassador to present his credentials in the liberated Sahrawi territories after the ambassadors of Namibia and Cuba who presented their letters last March.
The Zimbabwean ambassador told reporters that his country maintains “strong historical relations with the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic” and added that these relations “can not be affected by anything.”
“Despite the distance between our two countries, the struggle for freedom and independence remains a principle that we have adopted for a long time,” said Mr. Mandaza, reiterating Zimbabwe’s support for the Polisario Front in its fight against the ocupation.
“The independence of the Saharawi people is inevitable and close,” said the diplomat, who expressed “his firm support for the struggle of the Saharawi people until victory and independence are achieved.”
The Zimbabwean ambassador was officially received with a military salute before being received by the President of the Republic at the headquarters of the 2nd military region of the Saharawi Army.
Minister of Foreign Affairs is received by the President of Zimbabwe
Harare (Zimbabwe), May 21, 2018 (SPS) – Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Mohamed Salem Ouldsalek was received this morning by the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe His Excellency Mr. Emmerson MNANGAGUA to whom he conveyed a message from His Excellency President of the Republic Mr. Brahim Ghali.
The bilateral relations between the two countries and the question of the illegal occupation of parts of the territory of the SADR by Morocco were analyzed.
His Excellency President Mnangagwa reiterated the firm and historic position of support and solidarity of his country with the noble and just cause of the people of the SADR.