Africa, bilateral, Sahara … Bourita continues his contacts on the continent

Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita continued on Tuesday the talks he has been conducting for a while with his counterparts, especially continental ones. Africa, bilateral relations, the issue of the Moroccan Sahara, are all subjects discussed during these virtual meetings, which continued with the heads of diplomacy of Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, and Sao Tome and -Principle.

The head of Moroccan diplomacy met with the Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and the Diaspora of Côte d’Ivoire, Ms. Kandia Kamissoko Camaran.

He also spoke with his counterpart, Edite Ramos Da Costa Ten Jua from Sao Tome and Principe, as well as the Guinean, Ibrahim Khalil Kaba.

The talks with the Guinean minister were part of the consolidation of the bonds of solidarity, friendship and fraternal cooperation that have always existed between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Guinea, indicates a statement from the Moroccan Ministry of Affairs. Foreign.

The two ministers discussed several subjects of common interest, in particular regional issues but also bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

Regarding the Sahara issue, Kaba reiterated his country’s firm support for a negotiated, consensual and final political solution to the dispute over the Moroccan Sahara and for compliance with decision 693 of the African Union Summit in Nouakchott, in July 2018 which establishes the exclusivity of the United Nations as a framework for the search for a political, mutually acceptable, realistic, pragmatic and lasting solution to the Sahara issue.

Before these videoconference meetings, Nasser Bourita held other talks with his counterparts on Tuesday, in particular with the Bissau-Guinean Minister of Foreign Affairs, Suzi Carla Barbosa, and the Gambian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mamadou Tangara.

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In addition, the head of Moroccan diplomacy also took part in the emergency meeting of the Council of the Arab League, on the situation in Al Quds (Jerusalem) after the recent events.

As such, the Arab foreign ministers have decided to form an Arab ministerial committee, made up of Morocco, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Qatar and responsible for activating internationally to urge the permanent members of the Security Council and other influential countries to take concrete action against illegal Israeli measures in the occupied city of Al Quds.

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