US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken tweeted a statement in which he said he was pulling out of a meeting with Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita. During their meeting, Blinken and Bourita discussed the situation in the Sahara, Syria and Israel-Palestine.
Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken held a telephone conversation on Sunday, May 14, to review regional and global developments, while reaffirming their continued commitment to further strengthen bilateral cooperation in the security and economic fields between Morocco and the United States.
In a statement, Blinken praised “HM King Mohammed VI’s decisive role in promoting regional peace and his leadership in promoting a secure and prosperous future for Israelis and Palestinians.”
According to the same source, the two diplomats discussed the “importance of the Negev Forum” to be held in Morocco in March 2023. They stressed the importance of full commitment to the ceasefire reached between Israel and Gaza.
Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine and the UN Other points raised included the need to promote a resolution to the conflict in Syria in accordance with Security Council Resolution 2254.
Similarly, Blinken expressed the full support of the United States to the personal envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General, Staffan de Mistura, within the framework of the UN Process on the Sahara, with the aim of achieving a lasting and dignified political solution. People of the Sahara and the region.