The Arab-Russian Cooperation Forum decided to hold its sixth session in Morocco. The final communique issued Tuesday at the end of the Forum stated that the participants in the forum agreed to hold next year’s edition in Morocco. The choice of Morocco underlines the kingdom’s increasing presence at the international front with its non-interference policy and strong support for peace, dialogue and cooperation. Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita who represented the North African country in the forum hosted in Moscow by Russian Foreign Minister Sergueï Lavrov, said Morocco is for an innovative Arab-Russian partnership framework to launch initiatives that can influence the course of events. The fifth forum underlined the need to upgrade Arab-Russian cooperation and coordination and stressed the importance of dialogue in strengthening international efforts for the establishment of peace and security in the world.
Source: The North Africa Journal April 17, 2019 18:00 UTC