The European Commission underlines the imperative to preserve the partnership with Morocco

The European Commission stressed on Wednesday the imperative of preserving the partnership with Morocco. “In contact with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Resident Abroad, Nasser Bourita, after the judgments of the European Union court today. I stress that the Partnership with Morocco is among the strongest of the EU in the Southern Neighbourhood,” EU Neighbourhood Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi said in a tweet.  “It is important to preserve this partnership, consolidate it and develop it with mutual trust and respect,” the European Commissioner added.

On Wednesday, the Court of the European Union delivered its judgment in the first instance concerning the appeal for annulment of the decisions of the European Council on the agricultural and fisheries agreements with Morocco.

In a joint statement following the decision, Morocco and the EU affirmed that they will remain fully mobilized to continue their bilateral cooperation and united to defend the legal security of their partnership agreements.

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