Paris - Although the late King Mohammed V bravely defended Morocco's interests, he has never failed to affirm deep bonds with France nor his solidarity in hardships, said on Tuesday French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius at a dinner held in Paris to mark the 60th anniversary of La Celle-Saint Cloud agreements that ended the exile of the late monarch and started transition to Morocco's independence.Recalling that French General de Gaulle granted to the Sovereign the prestigious distinction of liberation companion, the head of the French diplomacy also evoked the memory of the late King Hassan II who was present both in exile and during his father's triumphant return to Morocco.