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Jean-Yves Le Drian visits Morocco

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Residing Abroad, Nasser Bourita, received Thursday at the Ministry headquarters in Rabat, Jean-Yves Le Ddrian, Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic.

The two ministers discussed, on this occasion, the different aspects of bilateral relations. The French leader met with his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Bourita to prepare the 14th High-Level Meeting France-Morocco to be held on December 19 in Paris.

Recall that the 13th Franco-Moroccan High Level Meeting (RHN) was held on November 16, 2018 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Rabat, under the presidency of the French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, and his counterpart Saad Eddine El-Othmani. Ten French ministers and eleven Moroccan ministers participated in the plenary session.

This meeting allowed to organize the exceptional partnership according to five cross-cutting, dynamic axes of Africa, youth, innovation, mobility and migrations, as well as regionalization and decentralized cooperation. The RHN has also made joint projection in Africa a priority of the Franco-Moroccan relationship.

Twenty-four bilateral agreements were signed on the occasion of the visit of the French Prime Minister, in the following areas: youth, transport, innovation, state reform, decentralized cooperation, digital, education, culture and port infrastructure.

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