Illegal Immigration: Spain-Morocco Cooperation “Close and Firm” – Spanish Minister –

Spanish Minister of Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, commended the results of the efforts made by Morocco and his country in the fight against illegal immigration, underlining the “close and firm” collaboration between Rabat and Madrid. The cooperative relationship between Spain and Morocco in the fight against illegal immigration is “absolutely close, firm and real, which can only generate tranquility,” Grande-Marlaska told the press on Tuesday in Badajoz, after his meeting with his Portuguese counterpart, Jose Luis Carneiro. “We are working day after day with the Moroccan government to prevent and dismantle the organizations that practice human trafficking,” the Spanish official said, praising “the permanent contact and coordination” between the two countries. “We are working together and permanently to prevent and fight against the migration phenomenon,” he said.