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Saudi Arabia, Morocco hold joint cooperation summit

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Representatives from Saudi Arabia and Morocco held a bilateral summit on Tuesday aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries and discussing Arab, Islamic, regional and international issues.

Prince Saud al-Faisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs and head of the Saudi delegation emphasized the strength of Saudi-Morocco relations at the 12th session of the Saudi-Moroccan Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

“Unfortunately we are witnessing several sorrowful and painful crises and circumstances that experienced by a number of our Arab countries and peoples,” said al-Faisal.

“Today, and in front of this painful reality, we have to stand as one to face these enormous challenges, so as to be able to maintain security and stability of our countries and protect the capabilities of our peoples. We should also work seriously to prevent outside interference in our affairs,” he added.

Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Saad Eddin al-Othmani headed the Moroccan delegation.