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Morocco, Spain Discuss Means to Boost Military Cooperation
20/04/2016

Upon high instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander and Chief of General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), General de Corps d’Armée, Inspector General of the FAR and Commander of the Southern Zone held talks here on Wednesday with Spanish Secretary General for Defence Policy, Alvargonzales Alejandro San Martin.

Talks focused on the means to strengthen military cooperation between the armed forces of the two countries and issues of common interest, FAR's General Staff said in a statement.

A Spanish delegation headed by Alejandro San Martin is paying a visit to Morocco on April 19-22.

Military cooperation between the two kingdoms is governed by a Cooperation and Defence Agreement, signed in 1989, which covers training, exchange of visits and joint military exercises, the statement added.

Morocco and Spain also signed in 2013 a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the in the field of emergency management.

The Spanish delegation is taking part in the 9th Moroccan-Spanish Joint Military Commission, which takes place in Rabat on 19-22 April.



 


 
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