Washington - Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar held, Thursday in Washington, talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the means to promote the "excellent" cooperation relations between Morocco and the United States.
Washington – Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar held, Thursday in Washington, talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the means to promote the “excellent” cooperation relations between Morocco and the United States.
The summit meeting at the White House between HM King Mohammed VI and President Barack Obama in November 2013 has given strong impetus to the momentum of cooperation between the two countries, Mezouar told the press on this occasion.
He noted that Morocco and the United States, two friendly countries, “share the “same values and the same beliefs” for peace, stability, prosperity and democracy.
The Moroccan diplomat also said that the Moroccan-US relations, which stand out for their “serious” character “move forward in a structured framework”, as evidenced by the strategic dialogue established in 2012 and is a “model in its formula and ambitions” for cooperation.
In this context, Mezouar hailed the “perfect” cooperation between Washington and Rabat, especially in terms of security, counterterrorism and eradication of factors that constitute the foundations of the terrorist threat, adding that both countries are convinced that “the world cannot move forward except within the framework of peace, stability and prosperity”.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation praised the efforts made by the United States at the United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris, which resulted in a historic agreement.
He also stressed the importance of the US support for the success of the COP22, which will be held on November 7-18 in Marrakech, noting that after the Paris Agreement, the world “awaits the implementation of concrete projects” in the fight against global warming.