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Morocco to enhance ties with RI, ASEAN

  • Dian Septiari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, February 14 2018   /  01:41 am

Morocco is aiming for deeper cooperation with Indonesia while at the same time seeking new opportunities by building a partnership with ASEAN.

The intentions were expressed by the Moroccan Secretary of State Mounia Boucetta, during a meeting with Indonesia’s Deputy Foreign Minister AM Fachir on Tuesday morning that she said was an opportunity for Morocco to submit its candidacy to be a sectoral direct partner with ASEAN member countries.

“Morocco is putting great importance on collaborating with different countries in Southeast Asia,” she told reporters at the Foreign Ministry. “We want to create real added value with
impacts on the population in this country.” She said ASEAN was an attractive market because
Morocco believes cooperating with an integrated economic community was important.
“Morocco would be the best partner as an African country,