Rabat - Kenya’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and candidate for presidency of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Amina Mohamed, has expressed her support for Morocco’s return to the African organization, reported Telquel on Thursday.
Rabat – Kenya’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and candidate for presidency of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Amina Mohamed, has expressed her support for Morocco’s return to the African organization, reported Telquel on Thursday.
“It is very clear. Kenya has put it in writing. We support the return of Morocco, without conditions. We have a chart and all states must abide by it,” Mohamed told Telquel at the AU’s headquarters.
Amina Mohamed is one of five candidates for the succession of outgoing South African Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.”
Speaking to Radio France Internationale (RFI) earlier this week, Amina Mohammed said, “My ability is to put people together, a capacity to lead teams.”
“I have negotiated a lot of agreements. I have worked with my government for 30 years, and during that period I worked with Kenya’s esteemed Security Council,” she added.
Cape Verde, the Central African Republic and Burundi voiced their support for the return of Morocco to the AU, in Addis Ababa on Thursday.
Earlier this week Morocco officially notified the countries constituting the Commission of the AU of this development.
Morocco’s Foreign Affairs and Cooperation minister, Salaheddine Mezouar, said during the meeting of the House of Representatives’ committee held last week, that “40 countries are supporting Morocco’s return to the AU.”
Mezouar also said that “Morocco carried out a wide international campaign to receive massive support,” further noting that “Morocco has reached the needed quorum, which is 28 countries as is stipulated in the Constitutive Act of the AU.”