Rabat - King Mohammed VI received Thursday a phone call from Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, said a statement from the Royal Cabinet.
Rabat – King Mohammed VI received Thursday a phone call from Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, said a statement from the Royal Cabinet.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan expressed in his name and on behalf of the five countries of the Gulf cooperation Council (GCC) his profound thanks to King Mohammed VI for “the active support of the Kingdom of Morocco, through its participation in the coalition to recover legitimacy, security and stability in the brotherly Yemen.”
King Mohammed VI reaffirmed to the Crown Prince Morocco’s “permanent solidarity with the state of the United Arab Emirates and all the sister countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and support for their just causes,” added the statement from the Royal cabinet.
Morocco expressed, on Wednesday, full solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its full support to legitimacy in Yemen.
According to Al Arabiya, Morocco has joined Saudi Arabia in its aerial bombardment of the Houthi rebels in Yemen by deploying six fighter jets.
With the exception of Oman, members of the Gulf States joined the Saudi-led coalition. The UAE contributed with 30 fighter jets, Bahrain 15, Kuwait 15, and Qatar 10.
The foreign ministry said in a statement that Morocco stands with Saudi Arabia in its efforts to defend its territory, safeguard the holy mosques and address threats to security region.