Morocco’s king receives Emirati FM

King Mohammed VI hold talks with Sheikh Abdullah on evolution of bilateral relations in various fields between Morocco and UAE.

RABAT - Morocco’s King Mohammed VI received Wednesday at the royal palace in Fez UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan amid stronger ties between the two nations.

Talks between the Moroccan monarch and Sheikh Abdullah focused on the evolution of bilateral relations in various fields.

On November 4, The UAE opened a consulate in the southern city of Laayoune to support Morocco’s sovereignty over its Sahara following a telephone conversation between Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and King Mohammed VI.

Sheikh Abdullah took part in the ministerial conference organized last week by Morocco and the United States to support Rabat’s autonomy plan for its Sahara.

Sheikh Abdullah also met with Moroccan foreign minister Nasser Bourita in Rabat to review bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries and ways to further boost joint cooperation in various areas.

The two diplomats also discussed regional developments, including the coronavirus pandemic and ways to curb its spread, and discussed several international issues.

The Emirati FM reiterated his country’s firm stance in reaffirming its full support for Morocco's sovereignty over the Moroccan Sahara and its support for Morocco’s autonomy initiative over this region.