Algiers (Algeria), August 15, 2017 (SPS) – The Speaker of the Saharawi National Council (Parliament), member of the National Secretariat of the Frente POLISARIO, Jatri Adduh, affirmed at his conference ‘The contribution of the Saharawi solution in the promotion of security and stability in the region, “organized by the forum of the Algerian newspaper” Achaab “that” the continuation of the blockade of the Western Sahara conflict is a danger to regional and international security. ”
“It is not only the Saharawis that call for a speedy resolution of the conflict. The international community also demands it and is reflected in UN Security Council resolutions and UN Secretary General reports,” Adduh said before assuring that the Saharawi issue “is in the agenda of the highest European and African bodies “, as well as the” legal aspect, as demonstrated by the European Court ruling last year “, which prevented the exploitation of natural resources by Morocco without the” consent of the only representative of the Saharawi people, the Frente POLISARIO. ”
SNC´s speaker clarified that the UN-sponsored settlement efforts since 1988 are based on the principle that “the resolution of the issue is the exercise of the Saharawi people’s right to self-determination,” and that “it remained Morocco clearly hindered all attempts to the solution. ”
The Saharawi official criticized Morocco’s negative role in security as “it is involved in drug trafficking along the Algerian and Saharawi border, as well as illegal migration to Spain.”
On the other hand, Jatri Adduh reiterated the strong desire of the SADR to collaborate with all the mechanisms of the African Union, either its Special Envoy or the Committee of Wise Men, in the search for a negotiated solution.
Finally, he called on Europe, and especially France, to change its stance on the conflict, on the grounds that “it is one of the members of the Security Council that hampered the efforts of the Council in the solution.” SPS