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Morocco's King Arrives in Doha After Visiting Abu Dhabi

Morocco's King Arrives in Doha After Visiting Abu Dhabi

Monday, 13 November, 2017 - 08:15
King Mohammed VI of Morocco. Reuters

King Mohammed VI of Morocco arrived in Doha on Sunday for an official visit to Qatar, which is his second stop in his GCC tour following his visit to the UAE.

Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and the Moroccan King will hold official talks at the Emiri Diwan, according to Qatari sources.

Their meeting will discuss bilateral relations, Arab and international developments and the months-long Gulf crisis.

Ministry of the Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery in Morocco, which announced the King’s tour, did not issue any statement indicating that HH will play a mediating role in the Gulf crisis, which has begun in June.

Morocco has previously called on the parties to solve the crisis through talks and supported the mediation role of Kuwait.

King Mohammed VI visited Doha in April 2016, few days after concluding the Gulf-Moroccan Summit, which was held in Riyadh.

Before his arrival, QNA said that Emir of Qatar will hold talks with the Moroccan King as they will discuss bilateral relations and means of enhancing them, in addition to discussing several issues of common interest.

On Wednesday, King Mohammed VI started his Gulf tour from the UAE, accompanied by an official delegation, including his advisers Fouad Aali al-Himma, Yasir al-Zanaki, Abdeltif Menouni, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita, Minister of Culture and Communication Mohamed Laaraj in addition to a number of civil and military figures.

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