Serbia reiterated, on Monday, its support for the territorial integrity of Morocco, as well as its “position of principle against secessionism and separatism”.
This position was reaffirmed following the telephone communication between the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad, Nasser Bourita, and the First Vice-President of the Serbian Government and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ivica Dačić , which was formalized during a meeting in Belgrade between Dačić and the Moroccan Ambassador to Serbia, Mohammed Amine Belhaj.
The head of Serbian diplomacy also reiterated “Serbia’s support for the efforts of the United Nations to achieve a realistic, pragmatic and lasting political solution to the Sahara issue, in a spirit of realism and compromise, and in full compliance with the relevant UN resolutions”, indicates a press release from the Serbian Foreign Ministry, published after the meeting.
During this meeting focused on “the possibilities of intensifying and strengthening good bilateral relations”, Dačić recalled that during the telephone call with Nasser Bourita, he expressed “his gratitude to Morocco for its constant and firm support to the preservation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Serbia, in accordance with international law,” it added.
The First Vice-President of the Serbian Government also underlined the long-standing and traditionally friendly ties between the two countries, as well as the willingness of the Republic of Serbia to continue developing comprehensive cooperation with Morocco, including exchanges of visits. at the highest level.
As such, Dačić reiterated his invitation to his counterpart Nasser Bourita to visit Serbia, according to the press release.
In the same vein, the Serbian minister said that last year the two countries celebrated the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, seeing it as “an ideal moment for the peoples of Serbia and Morocco to get to know each other” through numerous artistic and cultural events organized throughout the year.
Dačić underlined the importance of further developing “the economic and commercial ties between the two countries so that they keep pace with the excellent level of our political relations”.
For his part, Belhaj presented Dačić with a congratulatory letter from Bourita on the occasion of the election of the Republic of Serbia to host the specialized exhibition EXPO 2027, the statement concludes.