The proclamation of the Sahrawi state "is from a strategic point of view, a reaffirmation of Sahrawi people’s rejection of any solution against international law, a solution that does not recognize the existence of the
Sahrawi Republic," Addouh said Friday evening at a press conference on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the SADR.
"This proclamation, signed in Madrid in 1975," was the appropriate legal and legitimate response to the random withdrawal of the Spanish occupation," he added.
Referring to the "very difficult" conditions in which the SADR had been proclaimed and "the war of extermination inflicted on the Sahrawi people everywhere," Addouh said that Algeria had been "the only refuge for
Sahrawis from Moroccan attacks.”
Addressing developments in the Sahrawi cause since the violation by Morocco of the ceasefire on November 13, Addouh noted "a new turning point" and "a radical change at the national, regional and international