[The Hill] President Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem is an upset to years of US policy

Edward Gabriel, the U.S. ambassador to Morocco from 1997-2001, published an op-ed on the impact of the Trump Administration’s recent actions on the Middle East and North Africa: The Hill (December 12, 2017) — President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has likely erased any foreseeable potential for a two-state solution between the Israelis and Palestinians, and undermined the prospects of the United States continuing to be seen ...

On Throne Day, Moroccan King Calls on Elected Officials, Civil Servants to Uphold Citizens’ Interests

Washington, DC, July 31, 2017 (MACP) – In a speech to the nation on July 29 marking the 18th anniversary of his reign, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI strongly chastised civil servants and elected officials who have failed to provide strong and responsive democratic institutions equally across the country, saying, “The development projects and the political and institutional reforms carried out target a single goal: to serve citizens, wherever they may ...

Full Text of King Mohammed VI’s Address to the Nation Marking Morocco’s Throne Day

King Mohammed VI delivered a speech to the nation on the occasion of the eighteenth anniversary of Throne Day. Below is the full text thereof: “Praise be to God, May peace and blessings be upon the Prophet, His Kith and Kin Dear Citizens, Today, we are celebrating the eighteenth anniversary of my accession to the throne, in a national environment characterized by achievements as well as challenges. This yearly celebration ...

Communiqué: Morocco Notes with Satisfaction the Adoption of Resolution 2351 by UNSC on the Moroccan Sahara Issue

From the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on April 29, 2017: Morocco notes with satisfaction the unanimous adoption by the UN Security Council (UNSC), on April 28th, of resolution 2351 (2017) on the issue of the Moroccan Sahara. This resolution extends the mandate of the MINURSO for one year, within the strict framework of its current activities. The resolution converges on several points with the assessments and recommendations ...

Morocco’s Return to African Union: Washington Praises HM the King’s ‘Strong Leadership’ | MAP

The United States has praised Morocco’s return to the African Union and the “strong leadership” of HM King Mohammed VI, the State Department said Tuesday. The United States congratulates Morocco on its return, the State Department said, underlining that “HM King Mohammed VI’s strong leadership and the government of Morocco have returned the country to its rightful place in the institutional family of the African continent”. “We believe Morocco’s membership ...
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