Moroccan owned news agency confirmed Hammouchi’s working trip to Italy for security talks.
Rabat – A Moroccan delegation flew to Rome, Itay on Sunday, September 1 to hold talks with high level Italian political and security officials.
Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) confirmed on Wednesday, September 4 that both the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) and the General Directorate of Territorial Security (DGST)Abdellatif Hammouchi and Yassine Mansouri from the external intelligence agency (DGED) traveled to Italy on Monday to meet with their counterparts for high-level meetings on security.
MAP added that both security officials left Rome on Monday, September 2, for Morocco, without giving further information about the working trip.
The Hammouchi’s working visit is in line with Morocco’s strategy to preserve international security partnerships with many countries.
Morocco has been collaborating with several European, Arab, and other countries i against terrorism, and criminal activities.
Hammouchi’s profile is well-known in the international sphere as he is described as the mastermind of Morocco’s efficient anti-terrorism mechanism, according to Jeune Afrique.
The pan-African magazine also described him as the nightmare of terrorists and listed him as one of Africa’s most influential personalities in 2019.