Morocco, Senegal renew support to defeat regional terrorism

Morocco and Senegal renewed, on Monday in Rabat, their support to regional and international initiatives to put an end to terrorism and extremism in the Sahel-Saharan zone.

The two countries also agreed to intensify their cooperation in counter-terrorism field through the exchange of experience and information, said a joint statement published after talks with Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita, and his Senegalese counterpart Amadou Ba.

Bourita and Ba praised the exceptional quality and density of the long-standing relations between the two countries, added the statement.

They expressed “deep satisfaction” to the progress made in bilateral cooperation, meanly in health, agriculture, transport, fisheries and diplomacy, said the statement.

The two ministers agreed to encourage mutual investment and take the necessary measures to create new investment opportunities for the business communities of both countries.

They underlined the enormous economic and trade opportunities offered by both countries, said the statement.