The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, met on Monday 10 March 2014, in Rabat, with the Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Mr. Hugh Robertson.
Following this meeting, Mr. Mezouar stated that the Moroccan Government is particularly interested in strengthening its relations of cooperation with the partner countries of the Kingdom, underlining that this meeting reflects the strong commitment of the two countries, to diversify their political and economic relations, and to promote investment, bilateral trade and their strategic partnership.
The Minister further stated that this meeting is part of the continued efforts of Morocco and the United Kingdom to give a new impetus to their political dialogue, while welcoming the British position that supports the UN process to find a political solution that is fair, sustained and mutually acceptable to the Moroccan Sahara issue, in addition to Morocco’s efforts to put an end to this conflict.
For his part, the British Minister of State stated that this meeting is a continuation of efforts made by Morocco and the United Kingdom to give a new impetus to their cooperation and partnership relationships.
After noting that the long-standing relations of friendship between the two Kingdoms were being enhanced over time, thanks to the cooperation between the two countries, the British Minister indicated that his country aspires to further develop its cooperation with Morocco in several areas.
The talks focused on several issues of common interest, said Mr. Robertson, while he was welcoming the convergence of views between Rabat and London on major regional and international issues.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs.