RABAT, Moroccan King, Mohammed VI and visiting Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, hailed on Friday, the in-depth strategic partnership between the two countries, the king's office said, in a statement.

The two sides deemed the partnership as "exceptional," and commended the deep and multidimensional development of relations between the two countries, since the king's visit to Moscow, in Mar, 2016, the statement, said.

They also praised the prospects in recent years, for enhancing the political dialogue and strengthening the economic and sectoral cooperation, it added.

The two sides showed their satisfaction with the implementation of major projects, and actions in priority areas, such as agriculture, fishery and tourism.

The talks also touched on different regional and international issues of shared interest, particularly in the Middle East and Africa.

The king reiterated the invitation for Russian President, Vladimir Putin, to pay an official visit to Morocco.

Source: NAM News Network


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