RABAT: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Rabat, the capital of Morocco, on Monday evening for a visit to the North African country.
According to a statement from the US Department of State, Blinken will meet with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and other top officials to exchange views on regional challenges and bilateral relations during his visit.
Blinken flew from Israel, where he was part of a historic gathering of top diplomats from Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Bahrain, and Egypt. The discussion highlighted the recent shift in Arab-Israeli relations.
The Secretary will also meet with Moroccan civil society officials and take part in a press interview, the US State Department released a statement to announce Blinken’s working visit to Morocco.
The US State Department says, “The strategic bilateral cooperation between the United States and Morocco is built-in shared interests in regional stability, security, and economy.”
According to the statement released by the U.S state department, U.S secretary of state Blinken will also meet with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Rabat before departing for Algeria on Wednesday.