Morocco continues its strong security engagement with the US, as a top Moroccan General meets with US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Martin Dempsey on a working visit to the US:
Upon instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander and Chief of General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), General de Corps d’Armée Bouchaib Arroub, Inspector General of the FAR and Commander of the Southern Zone pays from November 10 to 14 a working visit following an invitation of General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces.
During his visit, General Arroub held high-level talks and visited several military bodies in addition to the traditional wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
During a work meeting, General Dempsey and General Arroub exchanged views on issues of common interest and examined means of strengthening bilateral military cooperation.
Cooperation between the FAR the US Armed Forces is governed by several bilateral agreements covering training, organization, joint exercises and military support and equipment. Relevant Joint military commissions held regular meetings in Rabat and Washington…[Original story, subscription required]