Bourita and European Commissioner Várhelyi spoke on the phone.

This Sunday, January 29, 2023, Nasser Bourita, the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccans Abroad, and Olivér Várhelyi, the European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement, had a “rich and productive” phone conversation.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, “the two officials agreed to continue discussions during the next visit of the Commissioner to Morocco during the week of February 20, 2023.”

Nearly three weeks will pass between this visit and the one made by Josep Borrell, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, who welcomed from Rabat the “important role” that Morocco plays in regional peace and stability.

It also comes a short time after the European Parliament adopted a text “urging” the Moroccan government to “respect the freedom of expression and freedom of the media” and “ensure a fair trial for journalists imprisoned…”


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