Morocco FM: ‘Normalization Talks with Israel Started in 2018’

King Mohammed VI of Morocco. (Photo: File)

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita revealed information about the peace agreement between his country and Israel during an interview with the Israeli channel i24 News.

Bourita stated that the normalization talks with Israel started in 2018 and that the key player in supporting this process was King Mohammed VI.

He confirmed that the king “had faith in the process and made sure it was stable in the way he felt most comfortable.”

Bourita added:

“After extensive work, the result was positive and met the expectations and conformed to the vision of Mohamed VI.”

The Moroccan minister continued: “Since 2018, there have been many contacts, according to the instructions of His Majesty. His Majesty spoke with the US president and sent delegations to the United States, not only to meet with US officials but also with the Israelis.”

Bourita stressed that relations with Israel do not conflict with Morocco’s support and advocacy for the Palestinian cause while praising the US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, and Washington’s support for Rabat’s position on this issue.

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