Justice: Morocco & Israel ink cooperation accord, giving more momentum to partnership
Morocco and Israel agreed Tuesday to step up their legal and judicial cooperation as partnership between the two countries is gaining momentum following the normalization of their relations in 2020 within the frame of the US-brokered Abraham accords.
The agreement was signed in Rabat by Moroccan Justice Minister Abdellatif Ouahbi and his Israeli peer Gideon Saar. The two countries pledge to share expertise and experiences in digitalization of judicial system and strengthen cooperation in the fight against organized crime, terrorism and human trafficking.
Since the normalization of relations between Rabat & Tel Aviv, visits and contacts between Moroccan and Israeli officials intensified, culminating with the signing of a series of cooperation accords in defense, cybersecurity, technology, scientific research, tourism, economy, culture, sports…
Also on Tuesday, Israel’s Regional Cooperation Minister of Moroccan descent Issawi Frej, met in Rabat separately with minister of Youth & Culture Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid and minister of higher education & scientific research, Abdellatif Miraoui.
Talks focused on cultural exchange program for youth from both countries and cooperation prospects between Moroccan and Israeli universities.