Peace and security issues in the African continent were discussed at a meeting this Tuesday in Rabat between Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and visiting African Union Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace, and Security, Bankole Adeoye.
The talks also touched on the reforms and initiatives carried out by the African Union, as well as on the major role of Morocco within the Pan-African Organization, and the sharing with other African countries of the Kingdom’s experience and expertise, particularly in matters of elections.
A particular emphasis was also placed on the significant role of Morocco in stability and security in Africa, as well as the importance of reforming the Peace and Security Council (PSC).
In a statement to the press after the meeting, Bourita said he had discussed with the AU official the pillars adopted by the Commission to carry out its reform. These namely include governance, African diplomacy, peace and stability, which are considered necessary for stability in Africa, in addition to Morocco’s support to these initiatives, as well as in terms of electoral observation, preventive diplomacy and crisis management.
For his part, the AU Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security stressed the importance of Morocco’s leading role in good governance, stability and security in the continent.
During the last 6 months, the Commission has been involved in the implementation of its new organizational chart, with the active participation of Morocco after its return to the AU, Adeoye added.