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Thursday 13 June 2019

Minister of Foreign Meets his Peer from Suriname in Paramaribo

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Minister of Foreign Meets his Peer from Suriname in Paramaribo

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, held talks Wednesday in Paramaribo with his counterpart from Suriname, Yldiz Pollack-Beighle, on several issues of common interest and ways to strengthen bilateral relations in various areas.

The meeting, which took place in the presence of the Moroccan ambassador to Brazil and Suriname, Nabil Adghoghi, focused on several issues of common interest related to trade, investment, connectivity, cultural exchanges, tourism and the exchange of experiences.

On this occasion, the two parties agreed to set up a mechanism to monitor cooperation initiatives under the existing general framework agreement between the governments of the two countries, according to a joint statement issued at the end of Bourita's visit to this Caribbean country.

The two parties also agreed to organize specific exchanges in the industrial sector in order to strengthen cooperation between the companies of the two countries.

The meeting was an opportunity to stress the importance of strengthening dialogue and bilateral cooperation at the level of the United Nations and other international and multilateral organizations, maintaining commitment on issues of common interest and promoting shared interests and multilateralism.

During the talks, Bourita briefed his counterpart on the latest developments regarding the Sahara issue and reiterated the Kingdom's commitment to work together with the United Nations to reach a just and definitive solution to this regional conflict.

Bourita started a visit to Suriname on Wednesday, where he met several senior officials of this Caribbean country.
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