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.
ALGIERS- Saharawi Foreign Minister Mohamed Salem Ould Salek said Morocco must put an end to its occupation of the territories of an African Union’s member state as it has joined the African institution.
ALGIERS- "The SADR, as a member country of the AU has the right to demand the AU military intervention if Morocco refuses the peaceful solution to Western Sahara conflict and if it rejects the direct negotiations, proposed by UN Special Envoy Horst Kohler," Sahrawi Foreign Minister, Mohamed Salem Ould Salek told a news conference he hosted at the headquarters of the Sahrawi Embassy in Algiers.
SHAHID EL HAFEDH (Sahrawi refugee camps)- A delegation of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights will start a working visit to the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) as from Monday.
CAIRO- Foreign ministers of the Arab League States will meet Thursday in an extraordinary session to examine the latest developments on al-Quds following the decision of the American President Donald Trump to consider the holy city as the capital of Israel.
ADDIS-ABABA – Chair of the AU Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Sunday in Addis-Ababa called for reforming the organization and reinforcing the African integration, with the aim of succeeding peace and development efforts.
ADDIS ABABA- The works of the 30th session of African Union Summit opened Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the participation of Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, as the representative of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
SHAHID AL-HAFED (Sahrawi Refugees Camps)- Sahrawi Prime Minister Abdelkader Taleb Omar hailed the decision of the Advocate general of the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) Wathelet invalidating the fisheries agreement between the European Union and Morocco, because it applies to Western Sahara and its adjacent waters.
ALGIERS- The National Algerian Committee of Solidarity with the Sahrawi People (CNASPS) hailed Wednesday, with great satisfaction, the conclusions of the Advocate general of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Wathelet, who said that the fisheries agreement concluded between the European Union and Morocco is “invalid,” said the Committee in a communiqué.
BAMAKO- Mali will adopt a law on national consensus, inspired from Algeria's Charter for Peace and National Reconciliation, in order to achieve peace and stability in the country, announced Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in a his New Year's message.