SAHRWAI REP. FOREIGN MINISTER VISITING NAMIBIA

WINDHOEK-- The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, paid a courtesy visit to President Hage Geingob here Monday to brief him on developments around the question of self-determination for the Sahrawi people.

State House said in a media statement that during the meeting, the president and the Sahrawi foreign affairs minister commended the work of United Nations Special Envoy for the Western Sahara, Horst Kohler.

Geingob also called on the African Union (AU), the UN Security Council and the international community to respect the AU's position and ensure implementation of Security Council resolutions on the Western Sahara.

He further expressed appreciation for the visit by Ould Salek, and reiterated Namibia's stance and solidarity with the Polisaho Front and the people of Western Sahara in their struggle for self-determination.

Ould Salek arrived in the country last Friday and attended Namibian founding president Sam Nujoma's birthday celebrations at Etunda in Omusati Region (Province), before departing the country on Monday afternoon.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK