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Qatar, Morocco vow to boost cooperation amid blockade

IANS  |  Rabat 

Morocco and vowed to enhance bilateral cooperation, while hailing the "excellent relations" between the two countries.

The two sides made the pledge on Sunday during a meeting between visiting Moroccan King Mohammed VI and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha, Xinhua reported citing MAP news agency.

After a broad meeting that included top officials from both countries, the two leaders held a private meeting.

The meetings "touched on the excellent relations between the two brotherly countries and the firm will by the two leaders to further reinforce cooperation in the different areas," the report said.

The two heads of state also discussed regional and international topics of shared interest, it added, without disclosing details.

The Moroccan King arrived in after paying a five-day visit since Tuesday to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is part of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition that has cut ties with and imposed a full blockade on Doha.

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 07:48 IST
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