Morocco, Mauritania Decry Attacks against US
Morocco and Mauritania on Wednesday decried the “criminal acts perpetrated against US targets, which claimed the lives of thousands of people, reported the official Maghrebe Arab Press (MAP).
A joint release made public Wednesday at the end of an official visit by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI to Mauritania at the invitation of President Sid’ Ahmed Tayaa, stated that Rabat and Nouakchott express sincere condolences and sympathy to President George W. Bush, to the American people and to the families of the innocent victims.
The monarch was the first Moroccan head of state to visit Nouakchott. Both countries renewed firm will to place their relations in a new era for a better performance through joint ventures in several realms.
Talks between the two leaders were held “in an atmosphere of full understanding and fraternal solidarity,” a joint release said, adding the talks dealt with means to upgrade bilateral relations in all fields, translating a will to place these relations in a new era for a better performance through joint ventures.
King Mohammed VI and President Sid’ Ahmed Tayaa stressed the paramount importance of the Moroccan-Mauritanian joint commission and instructed the commission to consolidate cooperation between the two countries and seek means to materialize expected projects in a climate of transparency and clarity – Albawaba.com
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