BRUSSELS- The decision made by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on 27 February and excluding the territorial waters of Western Sahara from EU-Morocco fisheries agreement is a “turning point” in the struggle of the Sahrawi people for self-determination and independence, said Thursday, in Belgium, Euro-MP Paloma Lopez.
ALGIERS-The prospects for the resumption of talks on the settlement of the Western Sahara conflict have brightened since the appointment of German Horst Kohler as Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General, who is holding a series of meetings with the parties to the conflict (Morocco and the Polisario Front) as well as the two observer countries, Algeria and Mauritania.
GENEVA- Sahrawi Minister for Europe Mohamed Sidati called Wednesday, in Geneva, the international community to “support UN peace process and respect the international law concerning Western Sahara.”
LONDON – UK Foreign Office has reaffirmed Wednesday UK unwavering position regarding Western Sahara, as it supports the efforts of the United Nations (UN), General Secretary and Special Envoy to reach lasting political solution that guarantees the right to self-determination to the Sahrawi people.
JOHANNESBURG-The African National Congress (ANC), ruling party in South Africa, on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) stating that the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement is not applicable to Western Sahara.
WASHINGTON- The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights has condemned "strongly" the recent attempt of the Moroccan press to discredit the Sahrawi human rights defender Aminatou Haidar, regretting this assault that impugns the reputations of other human rights defenders and NGOs in Western Sahara.
SMARA (Saharawi Refugee Camps)- The International Conference on Nonviolent Resistance wrapped up Tuesday with a call urging the international community to set a date for a referendum on Western Sahara people's self-determination.
SMARA (Sahrawi Refugee Camps)- Sahrawi President Brahim Ghali affirmed Tuesday, in Smara, that “Morocco has to be convinced that its membership to the African Union alongside the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic is in itself a recognition of the Sahrawi reality.”
SMARA (Sahrawi Refugee Camps)- The Decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which excludes the territorial waters of Western Sahara from EU-Morocco fisheries agreement has come to confirm its previous decision and complies with the requirements of the international law and the international humanitarian law, said Tuesday President of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Secretary General of the Polisario Front Brahim Ghali.
BRUSSELS – The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on Tuesday has declared that the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement "valid" insofar as this agreement is inapplicable in Western Sahara and the Sahrawi territorial waters.