Venezuela reiterates support for Saharawi people struggle

Caracas, August 17, 2014 (SPS) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Elias Jaua, reiterated Friday the commitment of his country to the Saharawi cause and "unconditional support to the struggle of the Saharawi people for freedom and independence ", following a meeting with the Saharawi Minister for Latin America, Haj Ahmed Barikalla, indicated Saharawi diplomatic source in Venezuela. 

During the meeting, which was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela in Caracas, the two sides discussed bilateral relations, the peace process of the UN in Western Sahara and other issues of common interest, said the source.

 The meeting was attended on the Sahrawi side by Mr. Hady Larosi, in charge of the affairs in Caracas, and on the Venezuelan side by Professor Reinaldo Bolivar, deputy foreign minister for Africa, and other officials of Latin American countries. 

The Saharawi Minister Ahmed Haj arrived this week in Caracas carrying a message from President Mohamed Abdelaziz to the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, added the source. (SPS)