Rabat and Paris determined to strengthen their cooperation in security matters

Posted on 16.10.2020 at 22:18 by AFP

Morocco and France are determined to further strengthen their security cooperation, in particular through the exchange of information and expertise and the consolidation of the legal framework governing their cooperation in this area, a statement from the Moroccan Ministry of Justice said on Friday. In this press release, the ministry notes that during a meeting on Friday in Rabat between the Moroccan Minister of the Interior, Abdelouafi Laftit, and his French counterpart, Gérald Darmanin, the two officials, who welcomed the excellent bilateral relations, reviewed the aspects relating to cooperation between the interior ministries of the two countries, in particular those relating to the fight against irregular migration, drug trafficking and terrorism.

Expressing their satisfaction with the efforts made, the two ministers showed their determination to further strengthen security cooperation, in particular through the exchange of information and expertise and the consolidation of the legal framework governing their cooperation in this area, adds the Minister. same source.

At the end of this meeting, the two ministers expressed their willingness to work closely to strengthen security cooperation between Morocco and France, both bilaterally and regionally and multilaterally, the press release concluded.


The French Minister of the Interior subsequently spoke with the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Bourita.

Gérald Darmanin is paying an official visit to the Kingdom as part of the partnership between Morocco and France.

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