USA-Morocco: President Biden underlines two countries’ shared interest in peace, security and stability in North Africa
President Joe Biden has highlighted the enduring relationship binding the United States and Morocco since the signing of the bilateral Treaty of Peace and Friendship in 1786, underlining the two countries’ shared interest in peace, security and stability in North Africa.
This came in a message of congratulations President Biden addressed to King Mohammed VI on the occasion of Morocco’s independence day.
“The United States-Moroccan relationship is longstanding. Our 235-year partnership, beginning with the signing of the United States-Morocco Treaty of Peace and Friendship in 1786, has proven time and again the importance and value of mutual respect and cooperation,” the US President pointed out in his message of congratulations to the Sovereign and to the Moroccan people.
“I was pleased to learn about the recent bicentennial commemoration of our Legation in Tangier as an example of our enduring diplomatic relationship,” President Biden added.
“We look forward to deepening our shared commitments, investing in mutual prosperity, and building upon the steadfast partnership. Our common interest in peace, security and stability in North Africa provides a strong foundation for continued collaboration and engagement,” the US President underlines.