Iraq, Morocco discuss strengthening relations and opening prospects for cooperation

  • 28-01-2023, 12:32
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    Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein confirmed on Saturday, that Iraq's relationship with Morocco will witness a new phase of diplomatic interaction.
    Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Al-Sahaf told the Iraqi News Agency (INA) that "a round of in-depth discussions took place between Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein and his Moroccan counterpart, Nasser Bourita, at the ministry's headquarters," noting that "the two sides stressed the importance of convening the joint Iraqi-Moroccan committee, deepening political consultation and finding open mechanisms to confirm the dynamism of the diplomacy of the two countries through the consultation mechanism.”
    Al-Sahaf added, "The two ministers also stressed that the inauguration of the Moroccan embassy will be a starting point for a partnership that is consistent with the size of the historical relations between the two sides." 
    He pointed out that "Minister Fuad Hussein confirmed that the relationship with Morocco will witness a new phase of diplomatic interaction," noting that "Iraq plays a pivotal role in the region and looks forward to cooperate with the African region."
    Al-Sahhaf continued, "Forums for businessmen and investors between Baghdad and Rabat will take their course between the two brotherly countries, and that the talks include activating the tourism sector," noting that "the common market between Baghdad and Rabat will be a starting point to further cooperation."
    In turn, the Moroccan Foreign Minister stressed "the importance of stimulating the economic relationship and overcoming the difficulties facing it in accordance with legal frameworks."