Secretary Blinken’s Call with Moroccan Foreign Minister Bourita


Office of the Spokesperson

For Immediate Release


May 18, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Moroccan Foreign Minister Bourita

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister discussed their shared concern about the violence in Israel and the West Bank and Gaza, which has claimed the lives of Israeli and Palestinian civilians, including children. The Secretary highlighted the importance of the strong bilateral partnership and Morocco’s key role in fostering stability in the region.