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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Nasser Bourita, held talks on June 8, 2022, his Nigerian counterpart, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, on the sidelines of the first Ministerial Meeting of the African Atlantic States.

During a joint press conference following their talks, MFA Bourita affirmed that the Nigeria-ECOWAS gas pipeline project to Morocco and beyond is a model of regional integration that will change the face of Atlantic Africa.

"It is a project that is moving forward, which will be a model of regional integration and will change the face of the Atlantic and this Atlantic Africa", said MFA Bourita.  

Among the other structuring and strategic projects, the Minister mentioned the construction of a fertilizer factory, stressing that these two important projects are part of the impetus given by the two Heads of State, His Majesty King Mohammed VI and President Muhammadu Buhari, to bilateral relations.

In this regard, MFA Bourita welcomed the excellent bilateral relations, driven by the personal relations of trust, friendship and brotherhood between His Majesty the King and President Buhari, noting that Morocco and Nigeria seek to build a unique model of cooperation between two African countries. This is a concrete cooperation which is beneficial to both peoples, he pointed out.

For his part, the Nigerian top diplomat said that his country is very satisfied with this relationship which has led to certain projects within the framework of the partnership between Nigeria and Morocco.

Mr. Onyeama mentioned in this regard the construction of the fertilizer factory and the Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline, noting that the relations between the two countries are witnessing positive dynamics.

He also expressed the wish that His Majesty King Mohammed VI would pay a visit to Nigeria to inaugurate some projects included in the bilateral partnership, while welcoming the very good relations between the Sovereign and President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Nigerian MFA also welcomed Morocco's excellent initiative to organize the first Ministerial Meeting of African Atlantic States, stressing that this initiative will benefit Atlantic Africa as well as the whole of the Continent.

He also congratulated the government of His Majesty the King for the governance model that yields very positive results, adding that he was impressed by the continued improvement noticed each time he pays a visit to Rabat.

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