Morocco and Spain proceeded on Monday in Rabat to sign a memorandum of understanding to strengthen their judicial cooperation.
Signed by the Attorney General of the King at the Court of Cassation, President of the Public Ministry, Mohamed Abdennabaoui, and the Attorney General of the Spanish State, María José Segarra Crespo, this agreement is part of the strengthening of the partnership between two institutions. This Memorandum of Understanding, which aims to consolidate efforts to protect and strengthen human rights and freedoms, also includes the exchange of experiences and expertise on topics of common interest, including the fight against crime and the sharing of information on extradition, “Abdennabaoui said in a statement.
It has, in this sense, affirmed that the said agreement aims at the reinforcement of the competences of the members of the Public Ministry of the two respective countries, in addition to the sharing of the information on the laws and the laws in force, as well as the special measures with regard to fight against crime.
For her part, Ms. Segarra praised the Moroccan experience in the judiciary, noting that this agreement confirms the ties of cooperation and trust that have been consolidated over time between the two institutions.
The agreement also allows for the planning of annual meetings and joint activities with a view to achieving an institutional approach to better understand the functions and characteristics of the two justice systems, noted Ms. Segarra, who makes a working visit. in the Kingdom, at the head of a delegation from his country, at the invitation of his Moroccan counterpart.