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Saudi Arabia, Morocco Sign Counter-Terrorism Agreement

Saudi Arabia, Morocco Sign Counter-Terrorism Agreement

Wednesday, 25 January, 2023 - 06:00
Hammouchi and al-Owais during the signing of the agreement. (MAP

Head of Morocco’s General Directorate for Territorial Surveillance (DGST) Abdellatif Hammouchi received in Rabat on Tuesday Saudi deputy chief of the Presidency of State Security Minister Abdullah bin Fahd bin Saleh al-Owais.

Hammouchi and al-Owais signed a cooperation counter-terrorism agreement between the DGST and Presidency of State Security.

The deal calls for organizing and developing security cooperation and coordination in various fields related countering terrorism and its financing.

A statement from the DGST said both agencies are keen on developing security and intelligence cooperation between them and coordinating efforts in combating terrorism and extremism.

Al-Owais is on an official visit to Morocco at the head of a security delegation.

The DGST statement added that the visit reflects the strength and depth of intelligence cooperation and coordination between Saudi Arabia and Morocco.

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