VITRY-SUR-SEINE (France)- The 42nd European Coordinating Conference of Support to the Sahrawi people (EUCOCO 2017) underlined Sunday the urgency to extend the prerogatives of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) to the protection of human rights in occupied Western Sahara, announcing actions within the United Nations Human Rights Council.
ALGIERS-The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its partners reduced their production in last September beyond their commitments, reaching a conformity level of 120%, announced OPEC in a communiqué released on its website.
VITRY-SUR-SEINE (France) – The 42rd session of EUCOCO, being held on Saturday and Sunday in Vitry-sur-Seine (Southern suburb of Paris) laid the foundations of a "more aggressive" and "promising" strategy to broaden the solidarity with the Sahrawi people, who are fighting for the right to independence and self-determination.
VITRY-SUR-SEINE (France) – The member of the Council of the Nation (Upper House of Parliament), vice-president of the Committee on Economic Affairs and Finance Noureddine Djaafar on Saturday has called on Europe to get more involved in the settlement of decolonization issues, especially the question of Western Sahara, occupied by Morocco.
PARIS- President of the Algerian National Committee of Solidarity with the Sahrawi People (CNASPS) Said Ayachi underlined Saturday, in Paris, the need to return to the fundamentals of the issue of Western Sahara and set a date for the organization of a self-determination referendum for the Sahrawi people.

Works of 42nd EUCOCO kick off in Paris

Saturday, 21 October 2017 11:50
PARIS- The 42nd European Coordinating Conference of Support to the Sahrawi people (EUCOCO 2017) kicked off Saturday, in Paris, with the participation of an important number of parliamentarians and representatives of governments from several countries, in addition to associations and committees of friendship with the Sahrawi people.
PARIS- The Algerian parliamentary delegation, participating Friday in the meeting on Western Sahara at the French National Assembly, proposed the creation of a permanent inter-parliamentary commission of solidarity with the Sahrawi people.
PARIS (France)- The decolonization of Western Sahara and Europe’s role in the settlement of the conflict was examined Friday, in a parliamentary meeting at the French National Assembly, the second after the one organized in April 2016.
CHAHID EL HAFEDH (Sahrawi refugee camps)-President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and Secretary General of the Polisario Front Brahim Ghali said Thursday that the Polisario Front will spare no effort to make successful the mission of the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Western Sahara Horst Kohler provided that Morocco shows political willingness.
BRUSSELS-Algerian and European MPs on Thursday expressed their "satisfaction" with the intensification of relations between the European and Algerian parliaments, and advocated the implementation by the European parliament of support programmes for the Algerian parliament with a view to "strengthening its role in legislative activities."