BERLIN – Sunday, 04 December 2022 (APS) – The Algerian parliamentary delegation participating in the 46th conference of the European Coordination for the Support and Solidarity with the Saharawi People (EUCOCO) called Saturday in Berlin for continued efforts for the decolonization of Western Sahara, which requires the right of Saharawi people to self-determination.

In a speech delivered on behalf of the Algerian parliamentary delegation to this conference, the member of the Council of the Nation Hamza Al-Sid Sheikh said that “decolonization in Africa requires the exercise by the Sahrawi people of their right to self-determination, in accordance with international law and UN resolutions,” recalling that “Algeria under the leadership of President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, and faithful to its constant principles and its firm convictions in favor of the right of peoples to self-determination, supports the Sahrawi people in their struggle as it did with many African countries in the recovery of their sovereignty and freedom.”

The senator stressed “the importance and necessity of continuing international and continental efforts for the completion of the decolonization process in Western Sahara,” saying that “the status quo threatens peace and stability in the region.

“The issue of Western Sahara remains a decolonization issue,” he said, calling for “urgent action to complete the decolonization process of the last colony in Africa and end the suffering endured by the Sahrawi people for 44 years.