13 July 2016
President Zuma congratulates Mr Brahim Ghali as the newly elected President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
President Jacob Zuma has today, on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, congratulated H. E. Mr Brahim Ghali for his election as the Secretary-General of the POLISARIO Front and as the President of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
President Zuma conveyed his warmest wishes to President Brahim Ghali for his new position and the responsibility of leading the people of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic in their continued struggle for self-determination and the attainment of human dignity.
South Africa remains committed to continue supporting the inalienable right to self-determination of the people of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic through the UN-led negotiations and with the support of the African Union.
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