CHAHID EL HAFEDH- The Sahrawi Council of Ministers reiterated the Sahrawi side’s willingness to cooperated with the United Nations to complete the decolonization process of Western Sahara and condemned “Morocco’s stubbornness” which flouts the resolutions of the international legality, warning against the possible effects of the deadlock in the Sahrawi issue.
NEW YORK (UN) - Algeria’s Deputy Representative to the United Nations Mohammed Bessedik said that the UN news centre must be in harmony with the principles of objectivity, ethics and equality that govern the work of the UN organization.
ALGIERS- United Nations Resident Coordinator in Algeria Eric Overvest on Tuesday has called on the international community to increase its aid for Sahrawi refugees.
BRUSSELS (Belgium) The Sahrawi minister delegate 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.
NOUAKCHOTT (Mauritania)- The 8th Conference of the Heads of Arab Supreme Courts opened Monday in Nouakchott, Mauritania, to consider ways and methods to step up cooperation among judicial authorities and supreme courts and exchange of expertise and experiences.
ALGIERS- The plenary meeting of the working group of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) on West Africa, which kicked off Monday in Algiers behind closed doors, marks the real transition of the working group on capacity building in the Sahel region to the “working group on capacity building in West Africa” to make from it a forum of exchange of experiences concerning priority fields,” particularly regarding the fight against terrorism and extremism and their spread in West Africa while they were only limited to the Sahel region.
VITRY-SUR-SEINE (Ile-de-France)-Participants in the two-day European Coordinating Conference of Support to the Sahrawi People (EUCOCO), which wrapped Sunday, showed great solidarity with the Sahrawi people in their struggle for auto-determination and independence.
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.