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Tuesday 18 April 2017

8th Annual Meeting of Morocco-EU Joint Parliamentary Committee Kicks Off in Rabat

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8th Annual Meeting of Morocco-EU Joint Parliamentary Committee Kicks Off in Rabat

The 8th annual meeting of the Morocco-European Union (EU) Joint Parliamentary Committee opened on Tuesday at the headquarters of the House of Representatives in Rabat.

The event will focus notably on the results and achievements of this important body for political cooperation between Morocco and the EU.

The Committee's meeting, co-chaired by Moroccan MP Abderrahim Atmoun and MEP Ines Ayala Sender, is an opportunity to highlight the experience and efforts made by Morocco to face several scourges in the Euro-Mediterranean region, including the fight against terrorism and extremism as well as migration issues.

In a statement to the press, Atmoun said that the Committee, which is a space for the exchange of expertise and experience between Moroccan MPs and their European counterparts, is determined to pursue its action for better cooperation between Morocco and the EU.

He added that this body is also meant to expand its cooperation in other fields between Morocco, the EU and the African Union.

MAP 18 April 2017