New York — HM King Mohammed VI has reiterated Morocco’s commitment to ensuring the preservation of Malians’ unity and their country’s territorial integrity.
“I should like to reiterate to our brothers in Mali Morocco’s commitment to continue to provide them with aid and active support for the success of the political process, and the preservation of their country’s national unity and territorial integrity,” the Sovereign said in a speech to the 67th session of the UN General Assembly, read on Friday by HRH Prince Moulay Rachid.
“The sister nation, the Republic of Mali, is confronted with a situation which threatens the country as well as its national unity and territorial integrity,” HM the King said, pointing out that despite the sincere efforts exerted by countries in the region, including Morocco and the Economic Community of West African States, the contribution of the United Nations is needed in order to achieve national consensus, overcome the political crisis and confront separatist activism in the north.
Moreover, the Sovereign said that the Kingdom of Morocco commends the notable progress made in several parts of Africa, especially in d’Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, towards the promotion of national reconciliation and a return to political normalcy.
HM the King reasserted Morocco’s firm commitment to pursuing cooperation and solidarity programs with various African sister nations, using efficient, dynamic approaches to South-South cooperation for the benefit of African citizens.
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