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Trump's decision sparks new surge of international solidarity with Sahrawi cause

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Algiers, 15 December 2020 (SPS) - The recent deal between the United States and Morocco has generated involuntarily a "new surge" of international solidarity with the just cause of Western Sahara, the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) President's advisor, Bachir Mustapha Sayed, said Sunday.
In a statement to APS, the Saharawi President’s advisor dubbed outgoing US President Donald Trump' decision on Western Sahara as "ephemeral" and "irresponsible," saying that "it has made the Saharawi question known on a larger scale."
The Saharawi official explained that "the whole world now knows the justice of Western Sahara cause and the injustice suffered by the Sahrawi people since 1975, because of the neighboring country (Morocco) and the relentless efforts of other international parties".
UN's recent reaffirmation of the legal status of Western Sahara as a decolonization issue pending completion and Sahrawi people's right to self-determination are likely to create a "new dynamic" for the settlement of Western Sahara conflict, Bachir Mustapha Sayed said.
He stressed that the position of the United Nations, reiterated by its Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, comes to remind us that "the unilateral position of a country cannot alter the UN's role and responsibility since the 1960s." (SPS)