Press Statement from Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker

Press Statement from Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker after his meeting in Rabat with Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita on Monday, October 19, 2020.   It was a pleasure to meet today with Foreign Minister Bourita. We had a chance to talk about how, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, we can make …

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Visit of U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark Esper and Ambassador David Fischer

Visit of U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark Esper and Ambassador David Fischer with high-ranking Moroccan officials demonstrated the depth of our friendship and partnership. Under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Morocco is a critical partner with the United States on a range of security issues. It is also essential to the …

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A U.S. Government delegation, led by U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler, visited Morocco

A U.S. Government delegation, led by U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Executive Officer Adam Boehler, visited Morocco over the past several days on a groundbreaking visit to strengthen the economic partnership between our two countries and encourage private sector investment. The U.S. delegation met with senior Moroccan government officials and representatives of the …

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Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Ambassador Fischer Met with Foreign Minister Bourita and Moroccan Defense Officials

On October 2, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Ambassador David Fischer met with Foreign Minister Bourita, Minister Delegate in Charge of the National Defense Administration Loudyi, and Lieutenant General of the Army, Inspector General of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) Louarak. Visit the following links for readouts of the meetings. https://ma.usembassy.gov/readout-of-secretary-of-defense-dr-mark-t-espers-meeting-with-moroccan-minister-of-foreign-affairs-and-international-cooperation-nasser-bourita/ https://ma.usembassy.gov/readout-of-secretary-of-defense-dr-mark-t-espers-meeting-with-moroccan-minister-for-administration-of-national-defense-abdellatif-loudiyi/ https://ma.usembassy.gov/readout-of-secretary-of-defense-dr-mark-t-espers-meeting-with-inspector-general-of-the-royal-moroccan-armed-forces-lieutenant-general-abdelfattah-l/  

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper’s Meeting With Inspector General of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces Lieutenant General Louarak

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper today met in Rabat with Abdelfatah Louarak, Inspector General of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces, to discuss the strategic partnership between the two countries. Secretary Esper acknowledged Morocco’s continued leadership role in promoting peace and stability throughout Africa, especially through the participation of the Moroccan Armed Forces in …

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper’s Meeting With Moroccan Minister for Administration of National Defense Abdellatif Loudiyi

Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper met in Rabat today with Abdellatif Loudiyi, Morocco’s Minister-Delegate to the Head of Government in Charge of the National Defense Administration.  They affirmed U.S. and Moroccan enduring commitment to a strategic partnership to deter threats and decisively act to address shared challenges, noting the historic bilateral relationship has …

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper’s Meeting With Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Bourita

Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper met with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita today. Secretary Esper and Foreign Minister Bourita shared their mutual concerns about regional instability caused by violent extremist groups and coercive foreign activity. They discussed the important work of the Transitional Government in Mali to restore constitutional rule and prevent terrorists from …

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2018 Human Rights Report Communiqué

On March 13, 2019, the U.S. Department of State released the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, which include Morocco and Western Sahara. The U.S. Embassy in Rabat follows human rights throughout the country and works closely with the Government of Morocco, as well as with other partners such as the National Council on …

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Moonshot Morocco Campaign

What is Moonshot Morocco? On July 20, 1969, millions of people across the world watched as Commander Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon, taking “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” To celebrate the spirit of risk-taking, innovation, and achieving the seemingly impossible, the U.S. Mission …

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Stevens Initiative Opens Competition to Fund Virtual Exchange Programs Connecting Youth in the United States, Middle East, and North Africa

For Immediate Release Contact: Christine Shiau Assistant Director The Aspen Institute Christine.Shiau@aspeninstitute.org stevensinitiative.org Washington, DC, August 8, 2018 — The Stevens Initiative today opened the 2018 competition to fund virtual exchange programs in the United States and the Middle East and North Africa in order to help young people gain the collaboration, language, problem-solving skills, technical and vocational skills, as …

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Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Morocco

Special Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk met with Moroccan Foreign Minister Bourita and senior government officials in a Defeat ISIS Coalition meeting hosted by the Moroccan government to discuss a range of political, economic, and security issues, including Morocco’s important contributions to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.     Media note source

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U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Miley in Taourirt village in Tata province

  U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Miley, Utah National Guard Adjutant General MG Jefferson Burton, MajGen Burke Whitman, and Governor of Tata Hassan Khalil participated in  #AfricanLion2017 ’s Humanitarian Civil Assistance Mission Distinguished Visitor Day on April 23 in Taourirt village in Tata province. Members of the  Utah Air National Guard , along with personnel from Arizona and Colorado, and nurses …

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American Pop Band “The Exchange” Tours Morocco April 25-29 Concerts in Casablanca, Oujda, Meknes and Rabat

The U.S. Embassy in Morocco is pleased to welcome an energetic American vocal group, The Exchange (link – http://www.exchangevocal.com/ ), to perform in Morocco from April 25-29, 2017.  The high energy youth-focused American band will travel here as part of a multi-country tour and they are looking forward to meeting Moroccan fans during their stops in …

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Stories of Resilience: The 2017 International Women of Courage Awardees

By Thomas A. Shannon, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs on March 29, 2017   First Lady Melania Trump, today, honored 13 extraordinary women with the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. This award recognizes women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women’s rights, empowerment, and justice, …

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2017 Human Rights Report Communiqué

On March 3, 2017, the U.S. Department of State released the 2016 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, which include Morocco and the Western Sahara. The United States would like to recognize the positive steps that Morocco took in 2016 to strengthen its respect for human rights. The U.S. Embassy appreciates the Government of Morocco’s …

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