The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belize, Wilfred Peter Erlington, reiterated his country's support to the struggle of the Saharawi people to self-determination, indicated a Sahrawi diplomatic sources in Nicaragua.
The Foreign Minister of Belize, speaking on the occasion of the celebration of the XXXIII anniversary of independence of Belize in the presence of the Saharawi Ambassador in Nicaragua, Suleiman Hennan Tayeb, expressed the willingness of his Government to strengthen bilateral relations with the SADR.
For his part, the Saharawi diplomat conveyed the congratulations of President Mohamed Abdelaziz and the Saharawi Government to the Government of Belize, wishing peace and prosperity for the people of Belize.
The Saharawi Ambassador also informed his interlocutor of the latest developments in the Western Sahara issue, particularly on the eve of the convening of the UN General Assembly, as Belize is the current president of the Central American integration System (SICA), which includes eight Latin American countries (Belize, Nicaragua, the Salvador, Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic).
He was also received by the Governor of Belize and the representative of Queen Elizabeth II of England, the Honourable Sir Colville Norbert Young and Prime Minister Dean Barrow.
Belize has recognized the SADR since November 18, 1986, it should be recalled.