Delegates from the Russian Armed Forces completed a three-day visit to Morocco (June 17-20).
Rabat – On June 18, Mr. Valerian Shuvaev, Ambassador of Russia in Morocco, met with the delegation from tr.
The delegation was visiting Morocco from June 17 to 20.
The Russian Embassy in Morocco tweeted about the visit via its official Twitter account. The tweet included photos of the reception organized by Shuvaev in honor of the delegation from the Military Academy.
This visit comes at a time when Morocco is making intense efforts to set up a local military industry through joint-ventures with Spanish, Belgian and British companies specializing in the manufacture of weapons.
During King Mohammed VI’s visit to Russia in March 2016, the two parties discussed strengthening economic and political ties. Morocco aimed, indirectly, at securing Moscow’s support for its position on the Western Sahara conflict and the country’s Autonomy Plan.
The two countries signed a cooperation agreement during the king’s visit. The agreement concerns the mutual protection of classified information in the military and military-technical field, as well as a joint statement on the counteraction of international terrorism.
The accord aims at guaranteeing mutual protection of secret information exchanged or produced within the framework of military and military-technical cooperation between the two countries.