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Morocco, Israel Underscore Importance of Developing Consultation Mechanisms

Morocco, Israel Underscore Importance of Developing Consultation Mechanisms

Wednesday, 22 June, 2022 - 08:00
Morocco’s Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit with his Israeli counterpart Ayelet Shaked. (MAP)

Morocco’s Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit held a meeting with his Israeli counterpart, Ayelet Shaked, in Rabat on Tuesday.


The meeting was attended by senior officials from both countries’ interior ministries, as well as Morocco’s Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, Finance Minister Nadia Fattah Alaoui and other senior officials.


According to the Ministry statement, the meeting comes in line with the Joint Declaration among Morocco, the United States and Israel, that was signed in December 2020.


It reflects both countries’ commitment to resume full official contacts between Moroccan and Israeli counterparts, the statement added.


The ministers discussed the promising prospects for bilateral cooperation.


The two sides underlined the importance of developing mechanisms for consultation on various issues of common interest.


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