The British Senior Defence Adviser for the Middle East and North Africa, Air Marshal Martin Elliot Sampson, visited Morocco yesterday.
He was received by the Minister Delegate in charge of the National Defence Administration, Abdeltif Loudyi, and Lieutenant General, Inspector General of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), and Commander of the South Zone.
During this meeting, the officials reviewed the regional security situation in the Sahel, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. They praised the excellent ties that unite the two kingdoms and expressed their willingness to develop security relations between the two countries.
They also stressed the necessity of consolidating cooperation in the field of defense in the service of peace and regional stability, while emphasizing the historical role played by Morocco in the promotion of peace and stability in the Middle East and Africa.
At his meeting with the Lieutenant General, Inspector General of the FAR, and Commander of the Southern Zone, the British official described the relations between the Kingdom of Morocco and the United Kingdom as “historic, dynamic and exceptional, based on friendship and mutual trust”. Thus, the two officials examined the means of cooperation in the military field, between the Royal Armed Forces and the British Armed Forces with regard to training, exchange of visits and experiences, and the organization of combined exercises.