New York, Sept 25, 2014 (SPS) - President of the Republic of Zimbabwe H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe on Thursday said before the UN General Assembly that Africa remains “seized” with the issue of Western Sahara, the last colonial vestige in the continent.
In his speech before the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, underway in New York, Zimbabwe President underlined that Africa remains “seized with the issue of Western Sahara, the last colonial vestige in Africa.”
Mr. Mugabe also called upon the United Nations not to shake off its responsibility to ensure the achievement of self-determination by the people of Western Sahara.
He, on other hand, stated that his country believes that the UN should promote dialogue to achieve peace, rule of law and common understanding among states, asking the international community to remain “intensively engaged and support” Africa in the maintenance of peace and stability.