Morocco, Russia vow closer strategic partnership

Rabat, April 13: King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday agreed that the two countries are interested in expanding bilateral cooperation.

The two leaders talked over a phone call, the king office said in a statement, adding that the agreement signed last month opened a new era for the bilateral relations and strengthened the strategic partnership, Xinhua reported.


They also discussed the joint work on implementing the agreement, hailing the progress of cooperation made in the areas of economic, cultural, political and security areas, the statement said.

Russia and Morocco also inked a convention on extradition and signed memorandums of understanding.

Current issues on the international and regional agendas were also touched upon, with a focus on the situation in the Maghreb, the statement noted.


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