Djibouti, Morocco sign agreements on political consultation and visa-exemption

November 2, 2017 Off By Web Desk

Rabat (OIC-UNA) � Djiboutian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mahmoud Ali Youssef, who was on a working visit to Rabat on Wednesday, signed two agreements with his Moroccan counterpart Nasser Bourita.

The first agreement is on political consultation between the two countries, while the other one is on visa-exemption for holders of diplomatic and service passports.

Speaking to Radio Television of Djibouti (RTD) Youssef said that he discussed with Bourita a number of economic, trade and political issues as well as issues related to the fields of training and strategies to address common security challenges. He called on Morocco to open an embassy in Djibouti, pointing out that his country wants Morocco to reinforce its presence in the eastern region of the African continent.

For his part, Bureita said that discussions with the Djiboutian foreign minister dealt with ways to develop relations between the two countries, with the view to including new areas, especially services as well as air and sea transport.

Source: International Islamic News Agency