It is the second time this week that the Polisario has faced disappointment with Lesotho declaring all statements in favor of the breakaway group as null and void on December 10.
Rabat – Jamaica has reiterated its decision to withdraw its recognition of the self-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica Kamina Johnson Smith announced at a press briefing in Rabat on December 11 that her country firmly supports the UN-led political process and its efforts to find a durable solution to the Western Sahara conflict.
She added that Jamaica maintains the position it took in 2016 and reiterates its decision to withdraw its recognition of the self-proclaimed “SADR,” Maghreb Arab Press reported.
“We reiterate our support for the political process underway aimed at reaching a realistic and pragmatic solution,” she said, calling on the other parties to remain committed, in good faith, to this process.
Jamaica also took note of the UN Security Council Resolution 2494, welcoming Morocco’s serious and credible efforts to reach a solution to the conflict, Johnson Smith affirmed.
Morocco’s Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita, who held a meeting with the Jamaican official also spoke to the press at the press briefing, emphasizing that “80% of Caribbean countries have changed their position on the issue of the Moroccan Sahara by withdrawing their recognition of the fake SADR.”
In addition to Jamaica, Lesotho also declared all previous statements in favor of the Polisario Front as null and void.