Rabat-Paris axis between singular partnership and renewed relationship

The French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Catherine Colonna, emphasized, Friday in Rabat, the common will of Morocco and France to project themselves into a unique, modern and exemplary partnership.

The density of the Franco-Moroccan partnership has never wavered in all economic, cultural, security and educational fields, underlined the head of French diplomacy during a joint press briefing with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans residing abroad, Nasser Bourita, after their talks.

The two sides agreed to further deepen joint work and move forward at a good pace through respectful dialogue, open exchanges and a constructive spirit, she said, adding that “this requires to adapt to the legitimate expectations of Morocco, which continues to change”.

The French Minister also expressed the common responsibility to forge beneficial relations for both countries, welcoming the uniqueness of the modern, exemplary and exceptional partnership uniting the two countries.

In this sense, she highlighted the common will of Morocco and France to project themselves into the future, in accordance with the vision of King Mohammed VI and President Emmanuel Macron.

She, at the same time, praised the remarkable journey of the Atlas Lions at the 2022 World Cup, specifying that “this is only the beginning for great adventures in Moroccan football”.

A relationship adapted to the evolution of the Kingdom

In the same vein, Nasser Bourita pleaded for a renewed Franco-Moroccan relationship adapted to the evolution that the Kingdom has known, thanks to the enlightened vision of King Mohammed VI.

“There is a need to renovate and adapt this bilateral relationship,” said the minister, who noted, in this context, that Morocco has evolved a lot internally, just as it has strengthened its deployment internationally and has diversified its partnerships.

This development is an asset for the relationship between Morocco and France, added the Minister, recalling the particular interest that the King attaches to the authentic and rooted relationship with France.

He also stressed the importance of this meeting with his French counterpart to prepare for the next deadlines, including meetings at the highest level of the State.

Bourita also recalled the solidity of diversified relations, emphasizing the common will to develop them.

As a reminder, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs arrived in the Kingdom on Thursday, with a busy agenda, including between “hot issues”, that of visas.

Previous Post Next Post