Sahara Press Service (El Aaiun)

1 December 2012

Western Sahara: Polisario Delegation Takes Part At Swapo's 5th Congress

Chahid Al Hafed — A Saharawi delegation, comprising the Minister of State Mr. Bashir Mustapha Sayed and Radhi Sghaiar Bashir, is attending as guests of honor at work of 5th Congress of Namibia's SWAPO Party, taking place in the capital Windhoek from 29 November to 2 December, said a statement of the Ministry of Information.

During the official opening of the Congress, H.E. Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of SWAPO and the Republic of Namibia, welcomed the Saharawi delegation.

"For several years, our liberation movement, SWAPO, has benefited greatly from the support and solidarity of the progressive organizations around the world. We continue our solidarity and we are on the side of our African brothers," said Namibian President.

"We are convinced that the African Union remains firm and would speak with one voice regarding the ongoing efforts to end the conflicts in our continent," he added.

"Our party and our government are part of the movement of solidarity with the brotherly people of Western Sahara to fight, arms in hand, for his right to self-determination. And we call for the immediate implementation of UN resolutions in this regard," he pointed out.

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