French President Emmanuel Macron to Make Third Official Trip to Morocco

By on January 10, 2020

France’s President Emmanuel Macron is expected s to visit Morocco on February 12, at the invitation of King Mohammed VI.

During the two-day visit, Mohammed VI and representatives of the public and legislative powers will conduct a series of talks with Macron.

The expected visit will be President Macron’s third official trip to Morocco since his election in May 2017.

Following his inauguration as president, Macron paid a visit to Morocco on his first official trip out of Europe.

In November 2018, the French president came to Morocco for the second time to launch the High-Speed Train (LGV) along with King Mohammed VI.

During the launch ceremony, the sovereign and France’s president traveled from Tangier to Rabat onboard the LGV, also known as Al-Boraq. They also had lunch on the LGV.

Morocco and France maintain long-standing relations and cooperate in several areas including politics, economy, military, and security.

French companies are also widely present in Morocco, with 800 companies specialized in sectors including telecommunications, aeronautics, and automobile.

France also supports Morocco in its fight to ensure its territorial integrity and considers Morocco’s proposal, the Autonomy Plan, as the only solution to put an end to the Western Sahara conflict.

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