U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrived Thursday in Morocco for an official visit that confirms the strong relations between the two countries and reflects the strong willingness to further develop the strategic partnership between Washington and Rabat. Upon his arrival at the Rabat-Salé airport, Pompeo was welcomed by minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Moroccan expatriates, Nasser Bourita, and Chargé d’affaires at the United States Embassy in Rabat David Greene.
Le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, de la Coopération Africaine et des Marocains Résidant à l'Etranger, M. #NasserBourita a accueilli, jeudi 5 Décembre, à l'aéroport #Rabat-Salé, le Secrétaire d'Etat américain M. @SecPompeo . pic.twitter.com/QBrYsExrAf
— Maroc Diplomatie 🇲🇦 (@MarocDiplomatie) December 5, 2019
During his visit to the kingdom, Pompeo will hold talks with several Moroccan senior officials. According to the US State Department, Pompeo will review, during his visit to Morocco, “the strong economic and security partnership between the two countries.”
On the eve of his visit to the Kingdom, Pompeo said Morocco is “among the strongest partners” of the United States in the region, while underlining his willingness to reviewing the strong economic and security partnership between the two countries and discussing future areas of cooperation.”