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French President Emmanuel Macron to Visit Morocco in Mid-June
Rabat - Newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron are expected to visit to Morocco June 14 to 15, reported local news outlet, le360.
Macron’s diplomatic visit to Morocco will be the first of it kind since his election as the French president on May 8.
His visit echoes the strong ties between France and Morocco since independence in 1956. To welcome his guest, King Mohammed VI and his host will have a series of talks on bilateral relations between the two courtiers, as well as discussions on issues in both the interest of Morocco and France.
The two heads of states have also placed the issue of Sahara on their discussion agenda, according to the news site.
The two countries share similar views on several international issues, particularly the stability and the development of Africa and the fight against terrorism.
Macron will conclude his visit on June 15 with a press conference, added le360.
Upon Macron’s election as the French president, King Mohammad VI congratulated the 39-year-old pro-European Union president in a phone conversation, explained the royal cabinet in a communiqué.
During the call, Macron and the King highlighted the positive relationship between the two countries in all fields, as well as the mutual will to consolidate and enrich their exceptional partnership.