Fri, 01 Jul 2022

RABAT, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Military leaders from Morocco and Mauritania on Tuesday vowed to boost military cooperation between the two countries.

Moroccan Minister in charge of the National Defense Administration Abdeltif Loudyi and Inspector General of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) Belkhir El Farouk met with El Mokhtar Bolle Chaabane, the chief of General Staff of the Mauritanian Armed Forces, for an in-depth discussion on military cooperation, the FAR said in a statement.

The two sides underlined the need to strengthen bilateral military cooperation and exchange expertise in order to address security concerns such as illegal migration and trafficking, the statement said.

During his visit to Morocco, Chaabane co-chaired the third meeting of a joint military commission with El Farouk, which discussed the agenda for bilateral cooperation in 2022-2023, including training, technical support, and exchanges of visits and expertise, the statement added.

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