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US Army Chief of Staff Reaffirms Strength of US-Morocco Strategic Partnership

U.S. Army Gen. James C. McConville, the Army’s 40th Chief of Staff, reaffirmed the critical importance of the U.S.-Morocco strategic partnership during meetings with Moroccan defense officials in Rabat today, including Abdellatif Loudiyi, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in Charge of the National Defense Administration, and Gen. Abdelfattah Louarak, Inspector General of the ...
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Health Alert: CDC Issues Level 3 Travel Health Notice on Morocco; New Curfew Hours

On August 2, 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a  Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Morocco  (raising the level from Level 2) due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country.  The risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower for those who are fully vaccinated. The Government of Morocco ...
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Press Statement from Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Joey Hood after his meeting in Rabat with Foreign Minister Nasser

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 are making the already strong U.S.-Morocco strategic partnership even stronger, as we commemorate the bicentennial of the first U.S. diplomatic mission in Morocco – the Tangier American Legation – and celebrate over 200 ...
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Transfer of GTMO Detainee to Morocco

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON July 19, 2021 Transfer of GTMO Detainee to Morocco The United States commends the Kingdom of Morocco for its collaboration in repatriating Abdul Latif Nasir, a Moroccan citizen who had been held at the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility.  Abdul ...
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U.S. State Department Awards $190,000 Grant to Ifker Association for Volubilis Mosaic Restoration

PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Department of State is awarding a nearly $190,000 grant to the Ifker Association for Environmental Education and Sustainable Development, a Moroccan NGO based in the Fes-Meknes region, for a community-based project to conserve and restore a collection of mosaics in Volubilis. The largest and most famous archeological site in Morocco, designated ...
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