BRUSSELS- Sahrawi Minister for Europe Mohamed Sidati on Thursday has alerted, once again, the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, to the serious situation of Sahrawi human rights activists in the occupied Western Sahara.
BRUSSELS (Belgium)- The European Commission will abide by the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), which concluded, on 27 February, that the fisheries agreement between the EU and Morocco is not applicable to Western Sahara, said the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini.
BRUSSELS- The European deputies Ivan Stefanec and Jana Zitnanska denounced the double standards policy of the European Union (EU) which doesn’t recognize the annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia, but doesn’t apply this policy of non-recognition in Western Sahara occupied by Morocco.
BRUSSELS (Belgium)- Nearly fifteen programmes amounting to a total of more than 290 Euros have been adopted as part of the “North Africa” section of the European Union emergency trust fund for Africa, created in November 2015 to address the root causes of displaced persons and illegal migration in Africa, announced the European Commission.
BRUSSELS- The Sahrawi minister for Europe Mohamed Sidati called to “compensate the Sahrawi people following the exploitation of its natural wealth without its agreement or the consulting of its sole legitimate representative, the Polisario Front” said Wednesday, the Sahrawi Press Agency, SPS.
BRUSSELS (Belgium)- The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament approved the creation of an Algeria-European Union (EU) joint parliamentary committee in order to raise the level of inter-parliamentary dialogue between the two institutions, said a European source.
BRUSSELS-The 5th African Union-European Union Summit, scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday in Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire), will focus on the common challenges faced by the two continents, like peace and security, and their common interests, notably growth, inclusive and job-creating growth, said the European Commission.
BRUSSELS (Belgium)- The position of the African Union on the participation of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in the 5th African Union-European Union Summit scheduled on 29 and 30 November in Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) is accepted by all its members,” said Wednesday in Brussels, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat.
SHAHID AL HAFEDH- The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (RASD) will be present at the AU-EU Summit scheduled for the end of November in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and thus, after having received a invitation from the bureau of the President of the African Union just like the other member countries said Saturday, the Sahrawi minister of Information.
BRUSSELS (Belgium) The Sahrawi minister for Europe Mohamed Sidati denounced Tuesday, the adoption by the European Parliament, which met in a plenary session in Strasbourg, of the European Union-Morocco air agreement covering Western Sahara, adding that this new approach of the European Union “strengthens the illegal occupation” of Western Sahara by Morocco.