A centuries-old friendship that disrupts the interests of France

King Mohammed VI’s role in supporting peace and security in the MENA region and around the world is palpable and welcomed around the world. At the end of her talks on Wednesday with the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Bourita, the American Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations, Michele Sison, welcomed this royal commitment and recalled the historic friendship that binds our two Nations. .

Michèle Sison’s visit to the Kingdom is part of a centuries-old friendship that has never wavered between Morocco and the USA and reminds us that the two countries have always found themselves on the same side of history. whether it is the Second World War, the Cold War, the fight against the scourge of terrorism or the promotion of peace and security in the Middle East.

Recalling the leadership role of King Mohammed VI in the promotion of peace and security in North Africa and the Middle East, as well as the essential role played by the Kingdom within the UN peacekeeping missions peace throughout the world, the American position as reiterated by the US official falls within the framework of a historic partnership which has never ceased to be consolidated in the various fields.

Thus, Michele Sison, did not fail to greet Wednesday, during a press briefing at the end of his talks with the MFA, Nasser Bourita, Morocco’s contributions to UN peacekeeping missions around the world, including MONUSCO and MINUSCA, the ongoing deployments in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.

Indeed, Morocco hosts the offices of no less than 21 UN agencies, which in itself informs about the essential role of the Kingdom as a regional leader and its commitment to multilateral diplomacy, confides a well-informed source.

Michèle Sison wanted to highlight how much the Biden Administration fully appreciates the Kingdom’s contributions to UN peacekeeping missions around the world. Besides, she said she was delighted to be in Morocco, one of the closest and oldest allies of the United States.», Analyzes our source.

The Moroccan-American friendship goes back to the time of the creation of the United States of America. The American position expressed on Wednesday by Michele Sison, who stands out for sincerity and mutual respect, “contrasts with the fluctuating nature of a relationship with France, which is struggling to shed its tutelary failings from a bygone colonial era“, notes our source.

Unlike France, which maintains a position “greyon the question of the Sahara, Michele Sison reiterated the support of the United States for the autonomy plan, as a serious, credible and realistic solution to the dispute over the Moroccan Sahara, thus supporting the position of the United States in December 2020, by qualifying it of theonly basis for a just and lasting solution”to the dispute over the Moroccan Sahara.

As a reminder, the American presidential proclamation recognizing the full and entire sovereignty of Morocco over its Sahara was, in the process, distributed to the 193 Member States of the United Nations, as an official document of the Security Council, in the six official languages. of ONU. This American constancy vis-à-vis the autonomy plan is further confirmed by the declaration, today, of Mrs Sison“, observed our source.

Nature abhors a vacuum. The ebb in Europe, and particularly in France, specifies our source, is giving way to the strengthening and diversification of partnerships with traditional allies, notably the United States.

The centuries-old relationship between the United States and Morocco does not simply invoke the past, but goes far beyond, by taking advantage of the historical construct to open up renewed and mutually fruitful prospects, unlike those who exploit the past. history to maintain a hegemony, and a geostrategic rent that no longer have any place to be», Analyzes our source.

In this wake, our interlocutor believes that “France is unhappy with its downgrading inherent in the new dynamic of the Moroccan-American partnership, in the wake of the Abraham Accords“, noting that”the constancy of American friendship towards the Kingdom and thus consolidated by the recognition by the United States of Morocco’s leadership as a pole of peace and stability in the world“.

Making sure to make the presentation of Ms. Pope, who was on the move, and who is running for the post of director general of the international organization for migration, Michele Sison, and through her, the Biden Administration, “recognize the central role of King Mohammed VI, appointed by his African peers as the leader of the African Union on migration issues», notes our source, before also noting that this is a recognition of the humanist approach at the heart of the national immigration and asylum strategy initiated by the King.

Ultimately, Michele Sison welcomed the positive and productive discussions she had had with the Minister of the Ae, Nasser Bourita, with regard to the commitment of Morocco and the United States to the maintenance of peace and security.

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