Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Moroccan Head of Government Saadedine El Othmani

Office of the Spokesperson

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

‎Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Head of Government of Morocco Saadedine El Othmani today in Rabat.  Secretary Pompeo reaffirmed the nearly three-centuries-long U.S. friendship with Morocco.  The leaders discussed ways to increase strategic cooperation, especially in the areas of trade and finance.

The two leaders also emphasized the importance of the United States’ long-term investment in Morocco’s future and the positive effect of our development partnership, which supports Morocco’s efforts to grow its economy, increase employment, and support women’s greater participation in the workforce.