Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 17:07
Rabat – Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan leader Abroad, Nasir Borita, met on Thursday by videoconferencing in collaboration with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Benin and Aurelin Agbonasi as part of the continued reinforcement of the strategic Moroccan-Beninese . Relations.
The two officials underscored the exemplary nature of bilateral Morocco-Benin relations, under the high instructions of the two heads of state, His Majesty King Mohammed VI and His Excellency President Patrice Talon, and their desire to strengthen their strategic partnership to achieve relations between them . A model of inter-African cooperation by the two countries, based on the values of solidarity, exchange and sharing, indicates a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad.
In this regard, Mr Agbonasi welcomed the vision of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God help him for solid and solid inter-African cooperation, the same source said, adding that the two ministers welcomed the results of the presidential elections . In Benin, on April 11, 2021, calm and transparency took place and that ensured President Tallon’s victory for a five-year term.
Both sides emphasized the importance of developing economic cooperation, calling on the respective trading communities to become more involved and seize the opportunities open to both countries in the post-Kovid period.
Thus, Mr. Borita and Mr. Agbonasi on further strengthening their partnership in the fields of training, investment, renewable energy, marine fishing and seafood processing, tourism, Islamic affairs, civil security, port cooperation, airport transport and justice. Agreed.
In this regard, the two ministers agreed to allow the next session of the Morocco-Benini Joint Cooperation Commission, once in Cotono, to allow the state of world health.
Regarding the issue of the Sahara of Morocco, the Beninese minister reiterated his country’s support for the role played by the United Nations as a specific and consensual framework for reaching a permanent resolution of this regional dispute, adopted by Resolution 3 Went. Head of State of the African Union.
As such, Rabat and Kottonu emphasized the importance of strengthening strategic communication and coordination across various multilateral platforms, such as the African Union and the United Nations.
The two Ministers welcomed the correct convergence of their perspectives on various regional and international issues of common interest and agreed to support Morocco and Benini candidacy at the level of regional and international bodies, the statement concluded.