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Two Spanish humanitarian aid convoys for Sahrawi refugee camps

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Burgos (Spain), November 23, 2018 (SPS) - The two cities of Burgos, region of Castilla La Mancha and of Valladolid, capital of Castile and Leon, in Spain, sent on Tuesday humanitarian aid to the Sahrawi refugee camps, made up of foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals and school supplies.
In solidarity with the Sahrawi refugees, the city of Burgos, region of Castilla La Mancha sent 22 tonnes of foodstuffs, pharmaceutical products and medicines in addition to seven vehicles of different types.
The caravan was kicked off by the representative of the Polisario Front to Spain Mohamed Lebat  Mustapha and head of the association of friendship with the Sahrawi people Maite Gimenez as well as Burgos’ Mayor Javier Lacalle.
Burgos’ Mayor seized this opportunity to underline “Spain’s historical responsibility towards the Sahrawi people,” ensuring that his commune “will continue its humanitarian aid to the Sahrawi refugees.”
In the city of Vallodolid, capital of Castilla-Léon (north west of Spain), the head of the locality’s parliament, accompanied by minister of Education at the regional government and representative of the Polisario Front, kicked off the second convoy of school supplies, office equipment and microcomputers for the Sahrawi refugees. (SPS)