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Statement by Royal Office
Rabat  -  

Here follows a statement by the Royal Office:

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HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa Chairs Board of Mohammed VI Foundation for Environment Protection
Rabat  -  

HRH Princess Lalla Hasnaa, chairwoman of the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environment Protection, chaired, on Thursday in Rabat, the Foundation's board of directors.

Minister of Agriculture Holds Talks in Abidjan with AfDB President
Abidjan  -  

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Waters and Forests, Aziz Akhannouch, held talks Wednesday in Abidjan with President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinuwumi Adesina.

Morocco, Mauritania Ink Agreement on Hydrocarbons and Mining
Nouakchott  -  

Morocco and Mauritania signed, on Wednesday in Nouakchott, a partnership agreement in the field of hydrocarbons and mining.

Round Table Meeting on Sahara Issue Consolidated Morocco's Diplomatic Achievements (Official)
Rabat  -  

The round table meeting on the question of the Moroccan Sahara, held recently in Geneva, was marked by significant changes, and consolidated the achievements that Moroccan diplomacy continues to make under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, said, Thursday in Rabat, minister delegate for Relations with Parliament and Civil Society, government spokesman, Mustapha El Khalfi.

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Morocco's Raja Casablanca Win CAF Confederation Cup
Kinshasa  -  

Morocco's Raja Casablanca won on Sunday the CAF Confederation Cup, despite their loss (1-3) to Congo's AS Vita Club, in the second leg of the final game played at Martyrs Stadium in Kinshasa.

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Turkey: Train Crash Leaves 9 Dead, Dozens Injured
Ankara  -  

A high-speed train hit a railway engine at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing nine people and injuring 47 others, officials said.

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Plan to Smuggle over 300 Kg of Cannabis Resin in Mediterranean Busted by Royal Navy
Rabat  -  

The Royal Navy intercepted on Wednesday in the Mediterranean a go-fast boat packed with more than 300 Kg of cannabis resin (Chira), a military source said.

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AfDB Loans Morocco over 96 mln USD to Promote Employment
Abidjan  -  

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved, on Thursday in Abidjan, a loan of 96.6 million USD for the implementation of a results-based program aimed at improving access to employment in Morocco (PARAAE), according to the African financial institution.

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European Commissioner Avramopoulos to Lead EU Delegation to Marrakesh Conference on Global Compact for Migration
Brussels  -  

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos will visit Marrakesh on Dec. 9-11 and will lead the European Union (EU) delegation to the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration scheduled in the same city.

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Austrian Movie 'Joy' Wins Golden Star at Marrakech Film Festival
Marrakech  -  

Austrian movie "Joy" by Sudabeh Mortezai won on Saturday evening the Golden Star at the 17th edition of the Marrakech international film festival.

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Morocco, India Discuss Means to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation in Health Sector
New Delhi  -  

Health Minister, Anass Doukkali, held talks on Wednesday in New Delhi with Indian Minister of State for External Affairs, Vijay Kumar Singh, on the means to step up bilateral cooperation in several areas, including the health sector.

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