“This is an historic occasion,” Lapid said in televised remarks. He said his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Bourita would repay the visit by coming to Israel to inaugurate a diplomatic mission.
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“African Lion is US Africa Command’s largest exercise,” Africom said on its website, adding “the training is focused on enhancing readiness for US and partner nation forces.”
Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita declared on Friday “null and void” the statement that was issued following the PSC’s meeting on March 9 over Morocco’s Western Sahara Region.
The Biden administration would be wise to stick with the Trump decision to recognize Moroccan sovereignty over the Western Sahara. To do otherwise will embolden Iran, threaten a friendly Arab ally and could scuttle Morocco’s peace deal with Israel
Israel and Morocco announced the creation of “working groups” to bolster bilateral cooperation, following an agreement to restore diplomatic ties.
Israel’s cabinet on Sunday approved the US-brokered agreement reached last month with Morocco, which followed the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan in moving towards normal ties with Israel.
Israel’s cabinet on Sunday approved a deal to upgrade ties with Morocco, the fourth Arab country to forge relations with Israel in a parting foreign policy push by the former Trump administration, Israel’s N12 news reported.
Morocco’s Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Othmani has denounced statements accusing him of “betraying” the Palestinian cause, after he signed a normalization deal with Israel on Dec. 22
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday received Morocco’s highest award for his work in advancing a normalization deal between Israel and Morocco, a senior administration official told Reuters. In a private Oval Office ceremony, Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui, who ...