Morocco, Romania sign military & technical cooperation agreement

Morocco, Romania sign military & technical cooperation agreement

Morocco and Romania have signed a military and technical cooperation agreement that covers training and exercises, the defense industry, technical support and the exchange of expertise.

The agreement was initialed this Tuesday in Rabat by Minister Delegate in charge of the National Defense Administration Abdeltif Loudyi and Romania’s Minister of National Defense, Angel Tîlvăr, who is on a working visit to Morocco at the head of a large delegation.

The agreement also covers military health, cybersecurity, and the establishment of a joint military commission to define areas of cooperation. The joint commission will convene alternately in Rabat and Bucharest.

During the meeting that was attended by Inspector General of FAR and Commander of the South Zone Lieutenant General Mohammed Berrid, Angel Tîlvăr stressed the high priority Romania grants to its partnership with Morocco, and took the opportunity to express his admiration for the impressive level of economic and social development achieved by the Kingdom, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, making Morocco a dynamic player and a haven of stability and peace for its Euro-Mediterranean and African neighbors.
In this connection, the two sides underlined the positive and constructive role of Morocco and Romania in maintaining stability, security, and peace in their respective regions, aware of the role and responsibility dictated by their geostrategic positions in promoting peace and harmony in Africa and Europe.

The two sides also expressed their shared ambition to consolidate these relations in the future, through the implementation of the provisions of the just signed military and technical cooperation agreement, as well as through regular exchanges of visits by officials from both countries.

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