CHAHID EL HAFEDH (Sahrawi refugee camps)- APS.dz.- The Permanent Bureau of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front welcomed, on Friday, the positions of Algeria under the leadership of the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, in support of the struggle of the Sahrawi people for freedom and independence, expressed since ever in all occasions and forums.
In a statement issued at the end of the meeting of its Bureau, held under the chairmanship of the President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), the Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, the Front saluted “the level of fraternal and friendly relations deeply rooted between the two countries and the two brotherly peoples, within the Algerian Democratic and Popular Republic and the Saharawi Republic”.
The Polisario Front welcomes the positions of Algeria, under the leadership of the President of the Republic, in support of the struggle of the Saharawi people for freedom and independence, “which have always been expressed on all occasions, the latest during the recent visit to the Saharawi refugee camps of an important delegation including several Algerian party leaders”.
According to the statement, the meeting heard a report on the visit of the President of the Saharawi National Council to Algeria, invited by his Algerian counterpart, noting “the importance of the visit and of his activities and meetings at the highest level, including meetings with the two presidents of the two chambers of the Algerian Parliament, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, as well as with ministers of important sectors, such as higher education and scientific research, education, communication and health”.
After a presentation on the developments on the ground on the military front, the Polisario Front expressed “its gratitude to the elements of the Saharawi People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) who have resolutely continued their military action against the positions of the Moroccan occupying forces since their flagrant violation of the ceasefire agreement on 13 November 2020”.
The Permanent Bureau of the Front also saluted “the struggles of the Saharawi people in the occupied territory and in southern Morocco, despite the kinds of blockade, repression and terror”.
The meeting stressed the responsibility of the United Nations to impose respect for international law and international humanitarian law in the zone of armed conflict, through the decolonisation of Western Sahara, the end of the illegal Moroccan military occupation and the protection of the defenceless Saharawis, their rights, their property and their natural wealth.