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Algeria and China reiterate support for Saharawi right to self-determination

Algeria and China reiterated their support of the Saharawi people's right to self determination, said the Algerian People' National Assembly, in a statement earlier this week.

The two sides underlined "their common positions regarding international and regional issues and reaffirmed their support to the principle of people's right to self-determination and non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries," the joint statement read on Monday.

The announcement, was made during a meeting between the Algerian chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Community Abroad, Boualem Boushma, and the Chinese ambassador to Algeria, Yang Guang Yu, reports the Algerian Press Service.

Boushma also underlined the need for China to put its weight on the UN to find a solution the issues in Palestine and Western Sahara.