Former President Jacques Chirac died on Thursday, September 26, at the age of 86.
Rabat – King Mohammed VI has sent a message of condolence to the French president, Emmanuel Macron, following the death of Jacques Chirac. In the message, the sovereign “salutes the memory of a great statesman who devoted his life to politics with determination.”
King Mohammed VI said that the passing of President Chirac affects not only France, “which he served with fervor, but also the whole international community which saw in him a man of dialogue and conviction, deeply attached to the respect of international law and justice in the world.”
“The Kingdom of Morocco will cherish the memory of a great friend who actively contributed to the strengthening of the relations of friendship between our two countries by establishing an exceptional partnership. This unique partnership is the reference of our cooperation,” the monarch said.
Mohammed VI presented to President Macron and all of France’s people, his most saddened condolences and the expression of his sincere compassion, on behalf of himself and the people of Morocco.
The former French president died today, September 26 at the age of 86.