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Security Council called to pressure Morocco for more “seriousness” in settlement of Sahrawi cause

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Boumerdes (Algeria), August 11, 2016 (SPS)  - The adviser to the presidency of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) Lahritani Hocine called Wednesday, from Boumerdes, on the Security Council  to “exert pressure on Morocco for more seriousness in the settlement of the Sahrawi cause.”
In a statement to APS on the sidelines of the 7th edition of the summer university of officials of the Polisario and the SADR, Lahritani said that “the Security Council is called to exert pressure on Morocco for more seriousness in the negotiations between the parties to the conflict and the settlement of the Sahrawi cause in conformity with its legitimate process aimed at decolonizing the last colony in Africa.”
The Security Council must take on all its responsibility in order to force Morocco to implement the United Nations’ resolutions and recommendations, he added.
The leadership of the Polisario Front its “ready” to receive the Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Christopher Ross, during his upcoming visit to the region and to “cooperate with him in the framework of the legitimate decolonization process in order to allow the Sahrawi people to exercise its right to self-determination by organizing a free and regular referendum,” he added.SPS