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Tanzanian Foreign Minister affirms his country's position in support of the Sahrawi people's struggle.

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Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) June 27, 2017. The Minister Delegate in Charge of African Affairs, Hamdi Al-Khalil Mayara, was received on Tuesday in Dar es Salaam by the Tanzanian Foreign Minister, Mr. Augustin Mahiga, who handed him a message from President Brahim Gali to his Tanzanian counterpart Dr. John Pompey Joseph Magovelli, on strengthening bilateral relations and the situation in Western Sahara and coordinating positions within the African Union.
The president's envoy reviewed the recent developments of the Western Sahara issue at the African Union and United Nations level under the new UN Security Council resolution and Morocco's accession to the African Union alongside SADR, stressing the Sahrawi commitment to the requirements of international legitimacy and the efforts of the UN and African bodies to find a solution to this issue that guarantees the right to self-determination of the Saharan people.
The Minister of Delegate, who was accompanied by the Ambassador of the Sahrawi Republic to Tanzania, Mr. Brahim Salem Buseif, expressed his thanks and gratitude on behalf of the Government of the Sahrawi Republic to the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania for its steadfastness in support of the Sahrawi people's just struggle.
For his part, the Tanzanian minister said his country will continue to support the Sahrawi people's struggle and it’s just cause within the African Union and in international forums based on the principled position of the Tanzanian people and government on the right of peoples to freedom and self-determination.
The United Republic of Tanzania, one of the largest countries in the East African region historically known for its support for liberation movements from the era of African leader Julius Nyerere, one of the founding fathers of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), has registered support for the Sahrawi issue in numerous international forums and events. SPS