Although Morocco–Spain relations have been intermittently discordant, Spain is staunchly recognizing the two countries’ convergence of interests in foreign policy and beyond. Everything that happens in Morocco can impact Spain and its domestic development. Hence Morocco and Spain’s shared desire, now more than ever, to solidify their multidimensional strategic partnership.

Why King Felipe VI Seeks Closer Ties with King Mohammed VI
Royal Moroccan family and Spanish monarchs at the Royal Palace of Rabat. Photo credit: CASA REAL/TWITTER
Samir Bennis is a political analyst.