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16th Congress of Polisario Front concludes its work by emphasizing continuation of liberation struggle

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Dakhla (Refugee Camps), 23 January 2023 (SPS) -  The 16th Congress of the Polisario Front, Congress of Martyr M'hamed Khaddad Lahbib, began on Friday in the wilaya of Dakhla in the Sahrawi refugee camps, under the slogan "Escalating Fight to Expel the Occupation and Complete Sovereignty," concluded last night its work. 
In its final statement, the 16th Congress of the Polisario Front reiterated the commitment of the Sahrawi people to the choice of resistance and escalation of the liberation struggle until completion of sovereignty over the entire national territory.
The statement indicated that the conference was held in a distinct national stage marked by the escalation of the national struggle against the Moroccan occupation since 13 November 2020, in the context of legitimate self-defence and confronting the blatant act of aggression of the Moroccan occupation state and its violation of the ceasefire agreement. In this context, the Congress highly appreciates the overwhelming rise of the Sahrawi people with all its components, as an expression of its adherence to the choice of resistance and the escalation of the armed struggle until the completion of liberation and the extension of sovereignty over the entire territory of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
The statement added that the attendance of representatives of the Sahrawi people from various presences embodies the rallying and attachment of the Sahrawi people around the pioneer of their struggle and their legitimate and sole representative, the Polisario Front.
The statement pointed out that the Congress witnessed a wide international participation of hundreds of delegates from governments, parties, organizations and associations from all continents and various political orientations, which reflects the expansion of solidarity and support for the just and noble struggle of the Sahrawi people.