The General Assembly of the Norwegian Labour Party's Oslo Constituency, 7th-8th March 2008, demands that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls Western Sahara an occupied country.
The following text was adopted by the Assembly.
Freedom for Africa's last colony
The Oslo Labour Party supports the Sahrawi people's struggle for independence and self-determination.
We are concerned that the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has changed its perception of Morocco's presence in Western Sahara from one of 'occupation' to that of 'an unclear judicial situation'.
We demand that the Ministry immediately reverts to its former position on Western Sahara by referring to it as it in reality is: illegally occupied.
The Oslo Labour Party is of the opinion that Norway and the International Community can no longer accept Morocco's delaying tactics regarding a referendum and the continual harassment of the Sahrawi population.
The Oslo Labour Party makes the following requests to the Norwegian Government:
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