Morocco’s King Concerned About Palestine, Aims to Boost Ties With Egypt
Morocco’s King Mohammed VI expressed, during a meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister, Ahmed Maher, Morocco’s concern regarding the serious developments in the Palestinian issue, according to Maghreb Arabe Presse.
The meeting took place at the Marshane Palace in Tangiers on Wednesday.
The King, who chairs the Al-Quds committee, renewed constant support for the Palestinian Authority.
With regards to relations with Cairo, the King, who received a message from Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, conveyed his sincere and permanent intent to strengthen relations with Egypt and stressed the significance of maintaining political contacts between the two countries, in light of recent developments in the international arena.
Maher’s talks in Rabat focus, amongst many other issues, on the upcoming meeting of the High Joint Commission, probably to be held in the first half of 2002, under the chairmanship of Egypt and Morocco’s Heads of State.
Cairo and Rabat had agreed to postpone the commission meeting, initially scheduled for January 11, due to the Middle East current conditions and developments. President Mubarak was expected in Morocco for the meeting. (Albawaba.com)