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Monday 5 August 2013

Jesse Jackson visit to Morocco

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Praises Wisdom And Openness Of HM The King

The US civil rights champion, Rev. Jesse Jackson praised on Monday the wisdom and openness of HM King Mohammed VI who chose to consolidate democracy in the context of the +Arab Spring+.

Unlike in other countries that lived    violent revolutions, the King of Morocco chose the other way, he said after a meeting with minister of foreign affairs and cooperation, Saad Dine Otmani.

    Rev. Jackson, currently on a visit to Morocco also considered that the settlement of the Sahara issue goes through a fair and transparent negotiations process supervised by the United Nations, stressing that Algeria and Morocco are able to find a common ground, owing to the shared history and deep roots existing between them.

     Rev. Jesse Jackson also met on the same day with speaker of the House of representatives Karim Ghellab, who briefed him on the specificity of reforms conducted in Morocco in various fields, under the leadership of the Sovereign.

     The two men also reviewed relations between Morocco and the USA and the excellent level of bilateral cooperation.

Reverend Jesse Jackson Hails In Dakhla Morocco’s Reforms And Development Achievements

American civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson praised on Saturday Morocco’s reforms and major achievements in development.

     After paying tribute to the Kingdom’s millenary history and democratic record, the champion of Afro-Americans rights praised in a meeting with the Wali of the Oued Eddahab-Lagouira region, Hamid Chabar, elected officials and local activists the adoption of a constitution and major reforms.

     Currently visiting Dakhla as part of a trip to Morocco, Reverend Jackson, one of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures also evoked progress made in human rights, before calling for keeping the course in this field.

    On the Sahara issue, he considered that Morocco’s decision to submit to the UN an autonomy plan for the Sahara is “judicious”.