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US-Africa Leaders Summit: Morocco Strengthens Its Case as Gateway to Africa – Jean AbiNader

  .  * US-Africa Leaders Summit Concludes, Focus on Security, Governance Gathers Momentum *   Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC August 8, 2014 The US-African Leaders Summit closed yesterday with President Obama promoting his vision of partnership between the US and Africa. At the morning press conference on Wednesday, August 6, he said that “Africa’s rise means opportunity for all of us—including the opportunity to transform the relationship between the United ...

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Morocco a ‘Regional Leader’ in Counterterrorism, Signs Framework for Cooperation with US

. . * As the US-Africa Leaders Summit wraps up, US and Moroccan officials sign Framework for Cooperation on Training for Civilian Security Services  to “strengthen regional counterterrorism capabilities and deny space to terrorists and terrorist networks.” US calls Morocco a “regional leader” in counterterrorism in the Maghreb and West Africa. * . US State Department, MAP (Washington, DC, August 7, 2014) — The United States hosted a delegation of Moroccan ...

From Promises to Partnerships to Projects to Results – Jean R. AbiNader

. * US-Africa Leaders Summit opens business forum to promote opportunities, collaboration *   Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC August 7, 2014 Spending time with members of the Moroccan delegation to the US-Africa Leaders Summit, which included a high-level business forum on Tuesday, one gets the feeling that, regardless of what the US is able to do to re-establish its leadership in Africa, Morocco is committed to moving ahead with its ...

Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and US

 .  US State Department (Washington, DC, August 6, 2014) ― Representatives of the governments of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and the United States met today to express their deep concern about the political and security challenges facing Libya and the impact of these challenges across North Africa and the Sahel region. We call upon all parties in Libya to adopt an immediate ceasefire and to undertake negotiations to address the ...

US OPIC, Wells Fargo Sign MoU with Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank to Expand Lending to Moroccan, Africa SMEs

. * Morocco’s Attijariwafa bank intensifying ties with US partners with goal of “making Morocco a hub of trade and investments flows to Africa” * . Maghreb Arab Press , OPIC (Washington, DC, August 6, 2014) — The US Overseas Private Investments Corporation (OPIC), Morocco’s Attijariwafa Bank and the Wells Fargo financial institution concluded a memorandum of understanding to deepen cooperation to expand lending to small and medium enterprises in ...
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