The visit of the British Minister in charge of Middle East and North Africa to Morocco
Hugh Robertson 'Impressed' By Moroccan Reform Process
The British Minister in charge of Middle East and North Africa Hugh Robertson said he was impressed by the reform process undertaken in Morocco.
Morocco has carried out important reforms in different areas. These reforms deserve to be appreciated, Robertson said at a press briefing, on Tuesday at the residence of the UK's ambassador in Rabat, at the end of his visit to Morocco.
The British Minister expressed his country's strong support for the reform process under way in the Kingdom, which he described as a respected partner linked to the UK by diplomatic ties that date back to over 800 years.
He underlined that the UK and Morocco share the same values of democracy and human rights, adding that the two parties are closely collaborating within the UNHRC.
11 March 2014
Morocco, UK Determined To Give Momentum To Bilateral Partnership
In a statement to the press following a meeting with foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar, the British Minister in charge of Middle East and North Africa Hugh Robertson said the talks are part of efforts made by Morocco and the UK to give new impetus to their cooperation ties and partnership.
Noting that the long-standing relations of friendship between the two kingdoms are becoming stronger over time thanks to the cooperation between the two countries, the British official said his country seeks to develop its cooperation with Morocco in different areas.
Talks focused on several issues of common interest, said Robertson, welcoming the shared viewpoints between Rabat and London on major regional and international issues.
10 March 2014