The Foreign Minister affirmed that Morocco’s participation in the conference in no way suggests that the country is wavering in its support for the Palestinian cause.
Rabat – Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita said that the US-sponsored economic conference in Manama was a “technical and sectoral workshop,”adding that Morocco’s attendance at the event does not signal any change of its principled position on the Palestinian cause.
The official added that Morocco has been always present in conferences regarding stability and economic growth in the region.
In an interview with Moroccan television channel 2M, Bourita said that Morocco’s position onthe Palestinian cause is “constant.” He emphasized that the country is steadfast in its stance to support the estabklshemnt of an “an independent, sovereign, and viable Palestinian state, with East Jerusalem as its capital.”
The minister pointed outthat Morocco’s government attended a meeting of the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States in Cairo two days before the Manama conference. At the Cairo meeting, member states discussed strategies to provide financial support for the Palestinian Authority.t.
“Morocco does not need lessons because its position is constant on the Palestinian cause and not circumstantial,” he said.
In addition to Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia participated in the country.
The conference, which t sought to encourage investment in Palestine,.was chaired by US President Donald President’s son in law Jared Kushner, took place on June 25-26.
During the event Kushner unveiled the economic part of the US Middle Peace Plan.
Thousands of Moroccan citizens took to the streets on Sunday, June 23 to denounce the so-called “deal of the century,” which seeks to put the two-state solution on the back burner.