Interior Minister Receives European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement

Minister of Interior, Abdelouafi Laftit, received, Thursday in Rabat, the European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi. The two parties welcomed the unique strategic partnership between the Kingdom of Morocco and the European Union (EU), whose security component is an important pillar, said a statement by the Ministry of the Interior. Emphasis was placed on the challenges and issues shared between the Kingdom of Morocco and the EU to address the threats of terrorist networks and organized crime. Similarly, the role of the Kingdom, as a credible partner and major player, committed to regional security, was highlighted. In this regard, the two officials stressed their determination to further strengthen this strategic partnership and make it last in a mutually beneficial framework. According to the same source, Laftit recalled the foundations of migration governance of the Kingdom of Morocco, under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, for a humanistic management that is inclusive, supportive and respectful of the Kingdom’s international commitments on human rights. At this level, the two parties stressed their willingness to boost triangular cooperation (Morocco /EU/ Africa) in the context of shared responsibility between all partner countries, concluded the statement.