PUSL.- The Alliance Political Council comprising the National Office Bearers or top six of the African National Congress (ANC), the South African Communist Party (SACP) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) held a virtual plenary on Friday and Saturday, 4–5 June 2021. The National Officials of the ANC were led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, SACP by the Party General Secretary Dr Blade Nzimande, and COSATU by the President of the federation Zingiswa Losi. The Alliance Political Council discussed various international situations, including Mozambique, Swaziland, Palestine, Western Sahara, Cuba, and other Latin American countries.
On Western Sahara the document stated.
The Alliance reaffirmed its support to the right of the last remaining colony on the African continent and the brave struggles, for self-determination, of the people of Western Sahara, known as the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic. The meeting expressed concern about the danger of Moroccan expansionism and its dollar diplomacy on the continent and beyond and resolved that something must be done to deal with this problem. Further engagements will be outlined the content of the programme.
The Alliance Political Council congratulated the Department of International Relations and Co-operation (DIRCO) and the SADC region for hosting a very successful Solidarity Conference with the people of Western Sahara and encouraged them to intensify the implementation of its outcomes.”