A Moroccan delegation in Israel to prepare for launch of liaison office- Moroccan media
A first Moroccan delegation was sent to Israel for a visit that will prepare the ground for a high-key one in the upcoming days, Moroccan media reported.
The delegation is made of foreign ministry staff that will inspect the location of the Moroccan liaison office and prepare for a much larger delegation in the upcoming days, different media including le360 and AFP reported citing a source requesting not to be named.
The visit was announced by Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu following a phone call with King Mohammed VI last week.
Morocco and Israel agreed to resume normal ties and reopen the liaison offices that were closed in 2000.
An American-Israeli delegation, led by Security Adviser Maer Ben Shabbat and Senior White House Advisor Kushner, visited Morocco last week and signed a joint declaration stressing commitment to the proclamation made by President Donald Trump in support of Moroccan sovereignty over the Sahara and for the resumption of Moroccan Israeli ties.
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