Morocco Joins ASEAN Treaty

Morocco Joins ASEAN Treaty

Morocco is set to diversify its global partners with the recent joining of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN.)

The Moroccan Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, signed the ASEAN accession document on the side-lines of the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits, which is being held in Vientiane, Laos on Sept 6-8, Morocco’s national agency (MAP) reported.

Morocco’s move aims at diversifying partners and strengthening ties with Southeast Asian countries Bourita told MAP.

In recent years, Morocco has adopted various initiatives aiming at opening up to new political and economic regions and has been consolidating its strategic partnerships as key pillars of its foreign policy, Bourita added.

The TAC’s purpose is to promote peace and cooperation among the people of Southeast Asia and countries seeking to build strategic relations with ASEAN.

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